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Lennox Yieke | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 27, 2015

Lennox Yieke

Leading business journalist
   Kenya
  |   NAKURU, RIFT VALLEY

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I am the editor of Business Monthly East Africa, a leading print business magazine with regional circulation in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Before this, I had several colorful stints working for some of the most successful financial media outlets in the U.S., including value investing site ValueWalk.com and The Motley Fool. I understand business, economics, investments, politics and culture, and more importantly, how to communicate these complex topics easily and interestingly to a wide audience. Looking forward to working with you.

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Skills (10)

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Business Writing
Business Writing
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Economic Analysis
Financial Writing
Editorial Writing
Investigative Reporting
Advertising
Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing
Content Writing
Blogging

Service Description

I have ascended relatively quickly in my career as a business journalist, making editor of a cross-country print business magazine in just a year. This ascendancy has been purely based on merit as well as my broad experience writing and reporting on matters business not only in Africa, but in the U.S.
I understand investments (stock, bonds, real estate in NYSE, NASDAQ and global markets) as well as other social, political and economic topics. I also have an academic background in commerce (marketing) and received my degree from Egerton University, Kenya.
So, how will my background and skills serve in your interest?
I can author reports, proposals, articles, press releases and e-books on economic, political and social topics of interest in Africa. My work is not only original and interesting, but meets international journalism standards.
I can consult with entrepreneurs looking to set shop in Africa and give them first-hand insights into the intricacies of investing in the continent. I can also assisting in business development.
Being an editor in a leading business magazine that runs ads from top tier corporations, including multinationals, I can consult on marketing and advertising in the continent.
Being a widely read and highly influential journalist, I can also leverage on my networks in Africa, U.S., Pakistan and the U.K. to provide public relations, media relations and strategic relations for brands looking to penetrate Africa.


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Employment

Innovative ventures
Chief researcher and strategist
2008 - 2011
I was in charge of placing guidelines for effective research on diverse topics. Personally did field work on certain topics to allow me to come up with substantial information for informative and...

Education

Egerton University--Kenya
bachelor of commerce (marketing)
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Keywords

business journalism
financial writing
editing
online publishing
digital marketing
proposal writing
marketing and advertising
business development
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