Dr. Kennedy Njasi Simiyu

Name: Dr. Kennedy Njasi Simiyu

Contact details:

E-mail: ksimiyu@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
Nelson Mandela University, South Africa, 2015 – 2019Doctor of Philosophy
University of Nairobi, Kenya, 2007 – 2010Master of Arts
Moi University, Kenya, 2001 – 2005Bachelor of Arts

Field of Specialization

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • East Africa Communication Association
  • Public Relation Society of Kenya

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
2006 – 2007Gospel Media Service, NairobiAudio/ Video Producer Script writerProducer
  • Script Writing
  • Production of documentaries
  • Video and audio recording and editing
2007 – 2008Zetch College, Nairobi, KenyaPrincipalStudio manager/tutor
  • Managing radio, TV and editing studios and equipment
  • Taking students through practical sessions
  • Teaching , setting and marking exams
2009 -2011Kenya Commercial BankBranch managerCustomer care executive
  • Handling customer care queries
  • Championing communication at the branch level including Social Corporate Responsibility
2012 – 2015Multimedia University of KenyaChair of the DepartmentAss. Lecturer
  • Teaching
  • Setting Exams
  • Marking exams
  • Mentoring students
2015 – DateKibabii UniversityChair of the DepartmentTutorial Fellow
  • Teaching
  • Setting Exams
  • Marking exams
  • Mentoring students

Professional Research Interest

  • Media and Communication
  • Media Policy and the Creative Industry
  • Corporate Communication

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

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Consultancy

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Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters

  • Wasike, J., & Simiyu, K. (2015). Fandamentals of Communication Skills. in B. Nyongesa, & I. Simiyu, Communication skills in Institutions of Higher Learning (pp. 1 – 16). Nairobi: Zeed ‘N’ Cee LTD.
  • Wasike, J., & Simiyu, K. (2015). Library Skills. in B. Nyongesa, & I. Simiyu, Communication skills in Institutions of Higher Learning (pp. 32 – 46). Nairobi: Zeed ‘N’ Cee LTD.

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals