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February 21, 2019

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C U R R IC U L U M V IT A E (R E S U M E )

I. BIO DATA

NAME : KENNETH KIPRUTO CHELIMO

NATIONALTY : KENYAN

12th AUGUST 1970

DATE OF BIRTH :

SEX : MALE

LANGUAGES : ENGLISH, KISWAHILI, BASIC FRENCH.

CONTACTS : P.O. BOX 621**-*****, NAIROBI, KENYA

TEL: +254-***-******

E-Mail: ac8kav@r.postjobfree.com,

II. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

1994 : Bsc. Information Science (Publishing and Media Studies)

Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya.

III. POST-GRADUATE TRAINING

2011 : Certificate in Civilian Peace Keeping and Conflict Resolution,

Austria Study Centre for Peace Building and Conflict Resolution

(ASPR), Stadtschlaining, Burgenland, Austria.

2011 : Certificate in Communication Development

Austria Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution(ASPR),

Stadtschlaining, Burgenland, Austria.

2005 : Certificate in Web Design and Development

Imphonet Technologies, Nairobi.

1997 : Certificate in Management of Media Enterprise, Aharon Ofri

International Study Centre, Jerusalem /Tel Aviv, Israel.

IV. WORKING EXPERIENCE

Currently : Kenya Literature Bureau

- Editor (Digital Publishing)

- Editing and proofreading publications on digital platform.

- Overseeing and supervising conversion of hardcopy publications

to digital formats and writing synopsis for converted publications.

- Verifying of all authors and In-House corrections.

- Liaising with subject editors, typesetters and graphic designers to

oversee typesetting, design, illustrations and layout of publications.

2015 to 2017 : SNABIRC Kenya (NGO)

- Director (Media, Information & Communication)

Leveraging the media for positive coverage of NGOs

programmes/functions/projects.

Designing and implementing strategic communication

policies with mainstream electronic, print and social media.

Writing press releases, reports, official speeches, editing

and supervising production of NGOs publications.

Liaising with donor agencies and partners to ensure

positive funding and development of projects/activities.

Organising press conferences, functions, meetings.

2012 to 2014 : Kenya Fluorspar Company

- Community/Media Liaison Officer

In charge of planning and development of annual

communication plans, budgets, campaigns and strategies.

Co-ordinated and managed the communication flow within the

company, serving as the principal contact person for

information to ensure effective knowledge management.

Promptly managed and attended to all inquiries made to the

community liaison office such as requests for information,

sponsorships and donations.

Co-ordinated all CSR projects and ensuring they were

completed as per the time line.

Managed day to day relationships of the PR agencies and

developed corporate media materials.

Wrote official speeches and articles for publications.

Developed and updated website postings.

2010 to 2012 : The Star Newspaper -RadioAfrica Group

-Revise/Sub-Editor

Checking and confirming that news, commentaries, features

and business stories are factual and conform to In-House style,

media and legal requirements.

Assisting Senior Editors and Chief Sub-Editor in development

of news stories and other media-related materials.

2009 to 2010 : Lavington Security, Nairobi, Kenya

-Public and Customer Relations Consultant

Co-ordinating and implementing communication portfolio.

Handling Customer relations portfolio.

Attending to client/public inquiries.

Writing reports based on customer/public feedback.

Acting as Media liaison officer.

Representing company in stakeholder meetings.

2008 to 2009 : Indigenous Information Network (IIN), Nairobi, Kenya

-Information and Communications Consultant

Designing and implementing effective communication

strategies.

Processing and dissemination of information through new and

emerging technologies i.e through social media etc.

Sourcing and managing ICTs for the organisation.

Facilitating media and ICT training and workshops.

2006 to 2008 : Regional AIDS Training Network (RATN), ESA Region

- Information and Communications Officer

Liaising with local and international media.

Disseminating organisations public information.

Writing and editing project reports on HIV/AIDS

programmes in 12 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa

(ESA) region.

Writing speeches and articles for publication.

Liaising with donors, partners/stakeholders.

Developing and updating RATN website.

Advocacy and networking with stakeholders on HIV/AIDS.

2006 : Slums Information Development and Resource Centres

(SIDAREC), Nairobi

-Media/ICT Project Co-ordinator

Liaising with international media.

Facilitating and co-ordinating ICT training and workshops for

youth in slum areas.

Maintaining and updating SIDAREC website.

Generating local information content on community work and

disseminating it through print, online and electronic media.

1997 to 2005 : Postbank, Nairobi

-Public/Customer Relations Officer

Organising and co-ordinating company functions/events/

exhibitions etc.

Preparing and coordinating company advertisements in the

media and advertising agents.

Protocol duties, acting as media liaison officer.

Writing official speeches, media reports and company reports.

Editing in-house publications.

Updating company website.

Responding to official inquiries.

1996 to 1997 : Kenya Times Newspapers, Nairobi

- Business/Supplements Editor

Co-ordinating flow and editing business news, commentaries,

supplements and designing their pages.

1994 to 1996 : Kenya Times Newspapers

-News/Business Reporter

Sourcing, compiling/writing daily news and business stories and

submitting them to editors for publication.

1992 to 1993 : Nation Newspapers, Nairobi

-News Reporter

Sourcing and writing news and feature stories for publication

while a student in Moi University.

1991 : Kenya National Library Services, Nairobi

-Internship

Attending to the information needs of users.

Classifying and cataloguing books and information

resources for ease of identification and use by readers.

1990 : Kapteren Secondary School

- Volunteer Teacher

Teaching English and History

V. OTHER INFORMATION

- UN Online Volunteer since 2011 Editing/Proofreading reports

- Business/News Correspondent - Africanews.it, online publication based in Italy

- Holder of Kenyan Passport

- Holder of Kenyan Driving Licence

- Holder of Certificate of Good Conduct

VI. REFEREES

1. MR. CHRIS MBAISI

EXECUTIVE EDITOR,

RADIOAFRICA MEDIA GROUP THE STAR NEWSPAPER

P.O. BOX 744**-*****

NAIROBI, KENYA

TEL: +254-*********

EMAIL: ac8kav@r.postjobfree.com

2. MR. PIERVINCENZO CANALE

EDITOR/DIRECTOR

AFRICANEWS INTERNATIONAL (www.africanews.it)

EMAIL: ac8kav@r.postjobfree.com

TEL:+393*********

ROME, ITALY

3. Ms. LUCY MULENKEI

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

INDIGENOUS INFORMATION NETWORK

P.O. BOX 749**-*****

NAIROBI,KENYA

TEL: +254-*********, +254-*********

EMAIL: ac8kav@r.postjobfree.com OR ac8kav@r.postjobfree.com

4. MR. KEN PETER CHEMWENO

DEPUTY DIRECTOR/ HOUSE BUSINESS

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

P.O. BOX 418**-*****

NAIROBI, KENYA

TEL:+254-*********



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