Laura Achieng’ Otieno

2023 Global

Laura Achieng’ Otieno (Kenya) is a multimedia journalist with five years of experience in mainstream media. She begun media training in radio while undertaking a bachelor’s degree in Media Science at Moi University, Kenya. She has over the years gathered a wealth of experience in multimedia reporting and is currently attached to Citizen TV, the leading television station in Kenya commanding over 50% of the country’s viewership. She focuses on the unexploited angles of otherwise widely reported stories across all disciplines, driven by the need to unearth underreported stories and the application of a solutions journalism approach to inform tangible change in society. She believes in the agenda-setting role of the media, and is confident that solutions journalism can inspire confidence in societies to enhance better lives and healthier communities.