Eric Kinyeki joined Riara University in December 2014 as the Head of Studio and lecturer of Multimedia Journalism. He is an expert in audio/video production and media broadcast with over ten years of experience from world class media houses: PBS & Disney Kids radio station, CNN – Turner Studios, Dallas Austin Recording Projects (DARP) and Outkast Stankonia studio T- Mobile.
In Kenya, he has consulted for the Emmy Award winning ACE Communications Nairobi and previously worked for Africa24 Media (CameraPix) where he was the Creative Designer and Senior Documentary Editor for CCTV (China Central Television) – Faces of Africa , Reuters – Africa Journal and Creative Director for upcoming programs for TV Continental – Africa Means Business, On the Road and Salim Amins SCOOP.
Eric is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University of Technology in Baltimore Maryland USA in 2010 with a Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in Design Visual Communication with top honors and gaining universal core skills in cinematography, audio and visual effects, multimedia journalism, critical thinking and analysis and Art Institute of Atlanta in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies (BA) – Audio production and Engineering and digital film studies, where he learnt the art of Digital audio production, recording technology, 3D animation, illustration, typography arts, photography, special effects, music studio business and industry, graphic design.
Eric attained Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) and Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) at Future Media Concepts in 2006 for IT OS X network essentials, setup, configuration and security, file system management and troubleshooting and recently completed and passed the Apple Training in Washington DC to become the only Apple OS X Support Professional trained and certified in East and Central Africa.
Eric is a member of CES also known as the Consumer Electronics show renowned electronics and technology trade fair held annually in Las Vegas NV where he is one of the delegation leaders. And a member of the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) which is the home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways.