Dennis Okari Biography

Dennis Okari is a kenyan media personality. He is a multi platform bilingual reporter at BBC news Covering Security, Governance and Feature stories for BBC World/ Africa.

Education Background

2001-2003: Undergraduate student at Kenya Institute of Mass Communication, Bachelor’s Degree, Communication, Journalism.

Job History

2014- Present: Multi Platform Bilingual Reporter at BBC News.
Covering Security, Governance and Feature stories for BBC World/ Africa

2013-2014: Senior Investigative and Crime Reporter at Nation Media Group.

2011-2013: Anchor/Senior Investigative Reporter, Radio Africa Group

2009-2011: News Anchor/ Reporter at Standard Group Limited.

December 2007- 2009: Head of Production/ Breakfast drive presenter, FEBA Radio- Baraka FM

2005-2006: Presenter/ Producer at TBN Africa-Family Media

2004-2005: News presenter and sports show host at Metro FM

2003-2004: Researcher and Voice over artist at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation.

2003-2004: Assistant producer/ Editor/ Reporter at Metro TV

Dennis Okari Award

May 2014: He won the journalist of the year, Media Council of Kenya.


In October 2015, he got married to Betty Kyalo, who he had dated for six years, Marula Manor in Karen, Nairobi.

Dennis Okari wedding

They are blessed with one beautiful daughter.


Dennis Okari
Dennis okari