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CURRICULUM VITAE PERSONAL PROFILE NAME SOLOMON IRUNGU NGORU ADDRESS 1290-00232, RUIRU TELEPHONE 0725 961 921 E-MAIL solomonirush@yahoo.com th DATE OF BIRTH 7 DECEMBER, 1989

NATIONALITY KENYAN PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY Giving service through toil, tolerance, teamwork and integrity RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE DATES (FROM – TO) MARCH 1, 2013 -MARCH 10, 2013 POSITION HELD ELECTIONS OBSERVER AND REPORTER; NATION MEDIA GROUP DATES (FROM-TO) JUNE-DECEMBER 2012 POSITION HELD PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER AND OFFICE ASSISTANT; GATHII IRUNGU& CO. ADVOCATES DATES (FROM – TO) FEBRUARY-APRIL 2012 POSITION HELD PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER INTERN; CITY COUNCIL OF NAIROBI ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT DATES JUNE 2012 WORK DESCRIPTION DONE SEVERAL RECORDED RADIO MAGAZINES; PIONEERED ‘THE INSIGHT’ NEWSPAPER IN RUIRU WITH A CIRCULATION OF 12,000 COPIES A FORTNIGHT; PIONEERED THE JOURNALISM MAGAZINE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI VIEWED AT http://issuu.com/campusmago DATES JULY 2012-TO DATE WORK DESCRIPTION BLOGGER AND PODCASTER solomonirush.wordpress.com and solomonirush.podomatic.com EDUCATION AND TRAINING 2010 – 2013 UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI COURSE and AWARD BA (JOURNALISM and MEDIA STUDIES) 2nd Class Upper Division 2010 – 2011 ZETECH COLLEGE COURSE and AWARD KNEC DIPLOMA (MODULE 1) IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 2009 – 2010 COMPUERA COLLEGE COURSE and AWARD CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 2006 to 2008 LAMP AND LIGHT BIBLE COLLEGE OF KENYA COURSE and AWARD LEVEL 1 AND 2 OF BIBLE CORRESPONDENCE COURSES 2005 – 2008 ITURU HIGH SCHOOL COURSE and AWARD O-LEVEL CERTIFICATE - AGGREGATE GRADE B (plain)


SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES LANGUAGES Pure command in English, Swahili, Kikuyu and “Sheng’”; reading and writing TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES Adept in Microsoft Suite ‘07 and other numerous computer applications Proficiency in sound, photo, and publication editing skills A quick-to-learn-any-computer-application ability Good driver with a clean driving license and first-aid-on-road training  Expertise in computer hardware and software maintenance  Primary video editing skills and camera operation techniques

CAREER OBJECTIVE To be a committed, versatile and competent media personality who can work in a highly demanding environment that requires dedication and the utilization of my proficiency, knowledge and communication skills for maximum work output and realization of the organization's goals. SOCIAL SKILLS Ability to work conscientiously, passionately with quality professionalism under minimal supervision without deviating to undesirable interests while exercising good leadership skills and upholding my core attributes of prudence, innovation, dynamism, transparency and attention-to-detail. MAJOR VOLUNTEER WORK AND SPECIAL HONOURS DEC 2012-JAN 2013 Volunteered in organizing a vetting committee and a talk show for the Ruiru parliamentary seat aspirants and county ward representatives with the cooperation of Chege Kariuki (K24) and Roman Kariuki (Volunteer) SEPTEMBER 2009 Participated in Ruiru parish catholic education day as a peer counselor 2009-2012 Leading Ruiru Catholic Youth in charity work in children’s home every month 2010-2013 Volunteer in the mobilizing of Rising Stars Group in Ruiru in community social work including garbage collection, tree-planting and voter education 2006 to 2008 Completion of level 1 and 2 of Bible Courses with Lamp and Light of Kenya 2009-2013 Working severally with IIEC and IEBC as an electoral official in voter registration and election processes MAY 2010 Best narrator and second best in solo verse in the annual youth festivals RESPONSIBILITIES HELD 2011-Present Administrator-Ruiru Professional Association 2011-2013 Vice Chairman-Rising Stars Local Youth Group 2010-2012 Chairman – St. Francis of Assisi Ruiru Catholic Church Youth Group 2005-2008 Library prefect; Chairman-Drama club; Treasurer- Science club (High School) INTERESTS My hobbies are socializing, travelling, extensive reading and journalistic practices like editing and story writing.


LIST OF REFEREES Joseph Warungu, Lecturer UoN, Former BBC Africa Editor, And Managing Director, Africa on Air, P.O BOX 1923 – 00606, Nairobi 0722 708 370 warunguj@yahoo.com

John G Mwangi (CPA-K), AG. Deputy Treasurer, Municipal Council of Kiambu and, Chief Financial Officer, County Government of Kiambu, P.O BOX 941-00232, Ruiru. 0721 594 913 johnmwangi@gmail.com

Fr. Dominic Were, Assistant Parish Priest, St Francis Church Ruiru, P.O Box 384-00232,Ruiru. 0720 908 162

Michael gathii Irungu, LLB (Hons) Dip (KSL), Commissioner for Oaths and Notaries Public, Gathii Irungu & CO. Advocates, P.O Box 1209-00232, Ruiru. 0722 759 727 gathiiirungu@gmail.com

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