I am a crisis reporter and online editor at the AlertNet humanitarian news service in London, run by Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of the world’s biggest news and information company. I was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya and moved to Canada for nine years where I completed my under- and post- graduate studies. I began my career as a journalist working as a television producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and later joined Thomson Reuters in 2006 as an online editor and general news reporter. I have also taken pictures for the Reuters wire and has done freelance work for various Canadian publications. My background is in the fine arts. I have reported extensively on humanitarian issues, especially those affecting Africa. I also have experience in voice-over work. I have hosted a number of live dance and film events in Toronto and Nairobi. I speak English, Swahili, and French and has a passion for multi-media.