Henix, an award-winning journalist in Nairobi, Kenya, has established himself as a prominent figure in the field of journalism. With a Masters in Digital Journalism from Aga Khan University and a Communication and Media Degree from Kisii University, he possesses a strong academic foundation that complements his professional expertise.
Driven by a passion for environmental, health, and development reporting, Henix seeks to shed light on these critical issues through a lens of solutions. He recognizes the importance of not only highlighting challenges but also showcasing the innovative approaches and positive changes taking place in these areas.
Henix's extensive experience in journalism is exemplified by his role as a senior journalist at Pamoja, a community radio station located in the slums of Kibera in Nairobi. This hands-on experience has allowed him to connect with local communities and gain a deep understanding of the pressing issues affecting marginalized populations. In addition to his contributions to various traditional media outlets, Henix actively publishes his works on both local and international websites, strategically aiming to maximize the reach and impact of his journalism
Recognized for his exceptional work, he has received numerous awards and achievements throughout his career. In 2020 and 2022, he was selected as a fellow of the Earth Journalism Network to handle a story on the detrimental impact of climate change on the snake bite crisis in Kajiado County, Kenya. This fellowship further solidified his commitment to reporting on climate change issues.
Continuing his streak of success, Henix recently received the prestigious award for the Best Investigative Story at Kenya's Annual 2023 Journalism Awards. This accolade serves as a testament to his dedication to uncovering hidden truths and shedding light on critical issues within his country.
In addition to his journalistic accomplishments, Henix's expertise extends to podcasting. In 2022, he emerged as the winner in the Best Health Podcast and Big Four Agenda (Health) categories, further demonstrating his versatility and ability to effectively communicate complex topics through different mediums.