Fred Deya is a professional journalist with over 7 years of experience in
Science journalism in Kenya, region and beyond. Fred has worked for a
series of media outlets in Kenya, including Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS
– 2011), Science Africa Media (2014-2015) as an Intern; Talk Africa Media
(to-date) as a science correspondent (Climate Change, Climate Smart
Agriculture, Agri Business, Energy, Biodiversity, and Health, among
others); Africa Women and Child Feature Service Magazine (Science features correspondent).
Between 2015 and 2017, Fred worked for United Kingdom (UK) based magazine (Smart Villages)
as a clean energy researcher and publisher.
At Science Africa media as an intern, Fred passed through various journalism trainings, and
accomplished a number of assignments: He attended several media conferences, media forums,
trainings; scripted and complied a range of human interest science stories, photography and
captions. During his time at Science Africa, Fred managed to publish many science related
storries on Science Africa Weekly magazine. This attributed to his journalistic work which
helped him afterwards professionally.
In 2018, Fred was nominated to represent Resource Hub for Development (RHD – a Kenya based
no-for-profit organization) in Spain and Greece for inter-courtiers’ Erusmus+ and European
Union (Sustainability and Transformative Education for Participation in Democratic Life (STEP)
Forward) sponsored training program.
Currently, Fred has widen his expertise spectrum and is working as a social science researcher
in various projects. He has accomplished and helped draft and published a number of social
research documents for various organizations, including World Vision Kenya (Baseline and Endline Studies), Kenya’s ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (KCEP-CRAL Project),
Fred has got excellent command of photography and filming with exceptional command of photo
and video editing software (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere P, Adobe Final Cut Pro, and Wondershare Filmora 9); use of Microsoft office (Word, Excel, WordPad,), SPSS and ENA.