David Owino


Journalism Fund
Congo Basin

David Owino is a documentary film producer and broadcast journalist with fourteen years of active professional practice. Since 2009, he has traversed the African continent producing news features and documentaries on various topical issues including climate change, inspiring human stories, business, culture, disasters, and more. He has also produced commissioned documentaries for non-government organizations including the UN office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), Act Change Transform (ACT), Girls Not Brides UK, AMREF Health Africa, Pathfinder International, among others. Currently freelancing for VOA and Africa News, he is a fellow of the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) for Financial Journalists and the Strathmore Business School program for Business Journalism (SBJF). Brought up in the villages of South Western Kenya, where story telling is a treasured tool of education, cultural preservation, persuasion, and inspiration; David is a storyteller from birth. He holds a BA in mass media and communication and a diploma in film and TV production.
David Owino