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Media consultant , broadcast company executive

Jerry Okungu, Kenyan broadcast company executive, media consultant. Recipient Ford Foundation Educational award, Guelph University, 1983, United Nations Educational Educational award, The Netherlands, 1985.

Background

Okungu, Jerry was born on May 19, 1952 in Kisumu, Nyanza, Kenya. Son of Nelson and Rosa Oigo (Asande) Okungu.

Education

Bachelor of Education, University Nairobi, 1976. Diploma, Institute Social Studies, The Netherlands, 1985.

Career

Teacher Teachers Service Commission, Nairobi, 1979-1984. Marketing manager Alliance Finance, 1985-1986. Sales and marketing manager Kicomi Textiles, Kicomi (1983) Ltd., Kisumu, Kenya, 1986-1989.

Marketing manager Eveready Batteries, Eveready PLC, Nairobi, 1989-1990. Group marketing manager Nation Media Group, 1991-1998. Director advertising sales Worldspace, since 1998.

Chairman Stella Muka Foundation, Nairobi, 1982-1984. Council member World Council International Advertising, Nairobi, 1996-1999. Board directors Dynamic Communications, National Media Trust, Kenya.

Executive director, Pan African Broadcasting Heritage and Achievement awards, Abjua, 2000, Exact Powerhouse, Nairobi.

Membership

Chairman Awasi School Board, Kisumu, 1992-1997. Member International Advertising Association (chairman 1995-1999, convenor Africa conference 1997, Pro-Democracy conference 1998), International Public Relations Association, American Management Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, theater, concerts, photography, dance.

Connections

Married Lillian Akinyi Odoyo, July 10, 1993. Children: Rima, Arnold, Norah, Sonya Awour, Xernona Oigo.

father:
Nelson Okungu

mother:
Rosa Oigo (Asande) Okungu

spouse:
Lillian Akinyi Odoyo

child:
Rima Okungu

child:
Arnold Okungu

child:
Norah Okungu

child:
Sonya Awour Okungu

child:
Xernona Oigo Okungu