The Dickens Olewe podcast
By Dickens Olewe
Dickens Olewe is a Kenyan journalist currently working for the BBC in London. He was a 2015 John S. Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University. The fellowship focusses on innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership in journalism. He was the founding digital content manager at the Star newspaper in Kenya where he led the establishment of the newspaper's digital department including its website, social media platforms and audience engagement strategy. He's been a speaker on several media subjects including: drone journalism, digital publishing platforms, media trends, mobile journalism, social media for news, user engagement and crowdsourcing news, at several journalism conferences around the world including: SxSw, re:publica, ONA and the World News Media Congress. He's been a trainer for WAN-IFRA emerging markets webinar series and Internews.