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John Kisimir

Journalist, Activist on International Development


Currently resides in: Nairobi, Kenya

Born in Namanga Kenya

A communications expert on international development, conservation, human rights and large-scale humanitarian emergencies - drawing experiences from assignments across Africa, United States and Latin America.

Currently an indepedent communications and campaigns consultant for international agencies as well as grassroots organisations in East Africa.

Previously Communications Director (Southern Africa) for World Vision International and ActionAid International.


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Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Current Position(s)

Regional Communications Director - Southern Africa | Communications | World Vision International
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2011 - present

Social Development and Community Services

Lead communications strategy in media management, marketing, advocacy and humanitaran emergencies in 9 countries in Southern Africa.


Previous Position(s)

Internal Editor | Global Communications | World Vision International
Los Angeles, United States of America | 2008 - 2010

Social Development and Community Services

Educational history

Tertiary

University of Leicester

Leicester, United Kingdom | 2012 - present

Communications - New Media, Governance and Democracy

Daystar University

Nairobi, Kenya | 1996 - 2001

Communications - Communications

Achievements

Awards

Best Journalism Student | 2000

Daystar University communications department award

Best Print Journalism Sudent | 2000

Africa Students Media Awards - Kenya

media exposure

BBC | 2007

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