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Thuku K.

Nairobi, Kenya8 reviews

$500 - $700 / Day

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Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    3 reviews
  • Reporter / Journalist

  • Field Producer

    1 review

Equipment

Video

  • 2K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Drone

Audio

  • Wireless lavalier mic

Miscellaneous

  • Lighting kit
  • Sliders

About Thuku

I am a filmmaker and the production manager at AfrikaLive.tv, a pan-African media and video production company based in Nairobi, Kenya. I have worked in the media industry for the last 13 years. I have traveled to more than 15 African countries capturing positive Africa and African talent. This experience has inspired my work. #YALIAlumni #BMIAAlumni #AkomaAmplifyFellow

Top Projects

  • A fresh idea to keep milk cool

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Production Company
    • Fixer
    • Field Producer
    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist

    Farmers in Kenya’s West Pokot County struggled to sell their milk as it often spoilt during transportation. Then Percy Lemtukei found a solution: solar-powered milk coolers designed to fit onto donkeys and motorcycles!

  • Zanzibar Female Football

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Documentary DP
    • Field Producer
    • TV News Producer
    • Translator
    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist

    Football is known for its ability to bring people around the world together. In Zanzibar, it's also breaking down barriers. More and more girls are taking up the sport and they're doing more than scoring goals. #FemaleFootball #Zanzibar #GirlsFootball

  • How is long covid being treated in Kenya?

    • Video Editor - News
    • Fixer
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Field Producer
    • Production Company

    In Kenya, more than 300,000 cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed and more than 5,000 people have died. But there are no numbers indicating how many people developed long covid later. The potential long-term effects in Kenya are still quite unknown.

  • Kenya Rift Valley: Huge cracks damage roads, farmland. TRT World

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • TV News Producer
    • Translator
    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist

    Crevices are opening up in Kenya's Rift Valley. They've not only cut off roads and carved up farms, but have also put people quite literally on edge as the earth opens beneath their feet.

  • ZANZIBAR TAARAB

    • Production Company
    • Fixer
    • Field Producer
    • TV News Producer
    • Translator
    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist

    Taarab is the traditional music of Zanzibar but it almost disappeared. Iolo ap Dafydd reports on how the island's only music academy is trying to preserve its unique sound, and how technology seems to be hitting the right note.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Creative Director
  • Fixer
  • Production Company
  • Translator

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Field Producer
  • TV News Producer
  • Production Assistant
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post-Production

  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Mixer
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Thuku's Clients

  • TRT World News
  • TRT World Digital
  • Deutsche Welle
  • Business Insider
  • SWR
  • VOA Office of Programming

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