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Anthony I.

Nairobi, Kenya

$400 - $1200 / Day

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Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

  • Video Editor - News

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist

Equipment

Video

  • Multiple cameras
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Drone

Audio

  • Wireless lavalier mic

Miscellaneous

  • Lighting kit

About Anthony

I am a digital video journalist working with an international news outlet in East Africa. I am also a video producer with a demonstrated track record of coming up with some of the best performing digital videos for BBC News & BBC Africa digital platforms. I have been at the forefront in producing digital videos using different formats i.e Horizontal (for website), vertical (For news apps and apple news) and square (for social platforms). Examples of the digital videos I have produced, filmed and edited; 1. Scleroderma activist Farah Khaleck: 'I used to be scared looking in the mirror' .., https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-47364533/scleroderma-activist-farah-khaleck-i-used-to-be-scared-looking-in-the-mirror 2. Model Ikran Omar on the challenges of wearing a hijab on the catwalk https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-46867721/model-ikran-omar-on-the-challenges-of-wearing-a-hijab-on-the-catwalk 3. Why this teacher wears a school uniform - https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-44569457/why-this-kenyan-teacher-wears-a-school-uniform 4. 'I spread happiness in prisons' - https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-44645018/yoga-teacher-aims-to-help-kenyan-women-behind-bars 5. Girl on Fire: Kenya schoolgirl's Alicia Keys cover becomes viral hit - https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-44528464/girl-on-fire-kenya-schoolgirl-s-alicia-keys-cover-becomes-viral-hit

Top Projects

  • Trachoma: A race to save James's eyesight

    • Video Editor - News
    • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
    • Creative Director

    Twelve-year-old James has already lost sight in his left eye from a bacterial eye infection call Trachoma. The sight in his right eye is deteriorating fast so the doctors are heading deep into areas poor north-western Kenyan county of Turkana, to offer James and others free eye operations.

  • LGBT: Covid-19 forced me back home where I'm 'unwanted'

    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Field Producer

    'Emma' lost her job as a chef after Coronavirus was declared a pandemic. With her income gone, she was forced to go back to the village to live with her parents, who she says, do not support her. The stress of losing her job and living in an environment she considers hostile towards her, has had a toll on her mental wellbeing. 'Emma' is among many young LGBT people receiving online therapy sessions from a community based organisation, Q-Initiative, based in Eldoret, Western Kenya.

  • This 9-year-old girl draws from the heart

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    "I draw women because they suffer a lot" - this is Sheillah, the 9 year-old Kenyan artist painting from the heart.

  • 'My photo was used in fake STI outbreak' in Kenya

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    In 2018, a photo of an alleged outbreak of a deadly STI was circulated in parts of Kenya, but it was later revealed the STI did not exist. The news of the fake STI, which had allegedly hit the villages of Nyarombo gold mines, Komito mines in Rongo sub-county, Suna and Nyatike, was covered by the media and was denied by health officials. It was later revealed that the photo was actually of George Otieno's penile cancer. This is a video by BBC Africa's Factfinder TV programme.

  • Northern white rhinos: could science save the sub-species?

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    The story of the northern white rhino grabbed global attention when the world’s last male, named Sudan, died in March 2018 - leaving just two females on the planet. Sudan’s death dimmed the hope of survival for the sub-species that has been at the brink of extinction. Any future for the northern white rhino now lies in the hands of pioneering scientists.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Creative Director
  • Fixer
  • Translator

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Field Producer
  • TV News Producer
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Drone Operator
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post-Production

  • Video Editor - News

Anthony's Clients

  • BBC World Service

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