Hesbon Ochieng

Hesbon Owilla is a communication and media scholar with six years of University teaching and research experience. He has taught mass communication, journalism; communication research and is also experienced in communication advocacy, political communication and public policy research. His in-depth knowledge in communication through different media platforms coupled with his research skills in audience analysis puts him in a very strong position as public policy communicator.  Currently an adjunct lecturer and PhD candidate at Daystar University, Hesbon is also an adjunct lecturer at United States International University – Africa (USIU-Africa) and is immensely experienced in African mass media systems, political communication, development communication and advocacy campaign messaging.  Hesbon is also experienced in audience analysis, media monitoring and media buying with an edge in packaging messages for specific demographics through the right media.  His PhD dissertation focuses on the commercial model of the media in a multi-ethnic democracy. As a political communication scholar with a bias to broadcast media, Hesbon has been involved in socioeconomic and political debates in Kenya on one of Kenya’s leading television station as a resident panellist in a show that discusses and unpacks political, economic and social issues that affect the public interest from a scholarly point of view