My voice is calm, authoritative, & controlled.
Its a confident, easy to listen to voice for your service.
Attractive, Believable, Confident, Conversational,Educational, Friendly
Informative, Natural, Warm Voice.
English, English (African)
Audiobooks, Documentaries, Educational, Radio, Telephone
During College September 1993 - September 1994 Disc Jockey,
Editor, producer Santa Rosa, CA
During the time I was in college I did the following:
• Disc Jockey, Editor and producer at KKSR 93.9 FM SANTA ROSA
• Traffic girl at KTOB 1490 AM PETALUMA
• Technical support at Classic 92.9 Jazz Show SANTA ROSA
• Assistant Producer at KSRO 1350 AM teens show SANTA ROSA
• Assistant in production and editing at KFTY Television Broadcasting SANTA ROSA
Creative Audio visual January 1997 - September 1997 Studio Engineer Nairobi
Produced programs for KBC to be aired, managed the studio, wrote scripts and produced commercials
98.4 Capital FM September 1997 - October 1999 Production ass, Presenter & traffic manager Nairobi
I was an on air presenter for the night owl for three months. I was also a production assistant in charge of the technical aspects of the station and produced, radio programs, features, and spots. In traffic I scheduled all spots and paid programs and managed all clients’ accounts. I maintained the daily revenue reports and worked with accounts to balance end month accounts.
Nation Media Group (Nation Fm & TV) October 1999 - March 2001 Traffic Manager Nairobi
I joined Nation FM & TV in the pre-launch phase and set up the traffic, administrative and program system and trained reporters and sales staff in media programming management and development. I researched and monitored the Population Council/Nation Media Group health program. This gave me a wide exposure in reporting and monitoring reproductive health issues in the broadcast & print media. I edited, produced and read Nation FM’s internet news. I read the news during weekends for Nation FM and also researched, wrote, and read the business news stock reports for both television and radio.
98.4 Capital FM March 2001 - Present er and Traffic Manager Nairobi
I maintain and manage all client bookings on the station. This includes preparing daily revenue reports and monthly accounts reconciliation’s with the accounts department. I work with all departments and troubleshoot whenever there is a perceived or identified problem. I also work with presenters and reporters on program production. I assist in giving ideas to improve and upgrade the station as a whole from sales, marketing, programs, and news departments. I assist in commercial production and read commercials to be aired on the station. I also work very closely with the general manage to improve and come up with ways of getting more revenue into the station I work closely with GM and give ideas on sales, programs, production how to improve and grow. I also recently being trained on telamar which is a Steadman software for research and finding ways to gain from researches that are carried out by Steadman.
Radio Salaam Project 2004 - 2005
This was a project that I participated on as a consultant. I was part of the team that worked on setting up and advising on programming on the new station. I was also part of the team that was recruiting and training the programs manager, IT manager, and traffic manager. It is now currently on air at the coast.
98.4 Capital FM May 2004 - June 2004 Project Manager Nairobi
I was awarded to head an expansion project at 98.4 capital Fm after a change of management there was to be an upgrade of the software’s that are used by the station for broadcasting. I was chosen after giving recommendations and doing research on the broadcast software’s in the industry. I was privileged to go to RCS South Africa for a one-week training on their airwaves traffic software and a bit on their master control and selector software’s.
I was heading the project in Nairobi and it went well and successfully and went on air on the 4th of June with the new software’s which were, RCS master control, RCS airwaves, RCS tracker, burli, adobe edition and upgrade of RCS selector we have now been on air with the successful implementation of the new software’s.
98.4 Capital FM Oct 2009 - Dec 2009 Project Manager Nairobi
I was awarded to head an expansion project at 98.4 capital fm, there was to be an upgrade of all the studios. I was chosen to supervise and monitor the project that was being handled by two companies Clyde broadcast and BSI solutions.
Clyde broadcast was installing the new desks for all the studios and BSI was assisting in the refurbishing of the studio building and assisting Clyde in the installations
The project went well and all studios were ready before Christmas 2009 it was a great Christmas present for capital fm
I did the follow up to ensure that everything is working accordingly and that we were trained and are able to use the new equipment. We have been on air since then up to now with our new studios.
Columbia School of broadcasting October 1994 Other Santa Rosa, CA 10/1994: Columbia School of Broadcasting Santa Rosa, California, USA. Diploma in broadcasting - An all round course in radio broadcasting; reading, editing, writing, producing and station management. This was a full course on radio station program development, management and operations.
21st July 2009 - Ecornell Certificate on Financial Management
1st Feb 2010 – Ecornell Certificate on Executive Leadership
Computer & Software
I would like to provide the following voice over services, for
Telephone hold messages,
In my opinion, and I have worked on several continent over nearly 30 years that Nyakio Karoki was a key asset on the project and help bring it to a successful completion.Geoff Archbold Senior Project Manager Clyde Broadcast Products Mobile: 07711372979 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
She is truly professional, who can get results, without the need for shouting, without the need for surprises and she did it with a smile, always.
I am greatly impressed with Nyakio's professionalism and work ethic. I believe she will, in time, become a seriously infuential persona in the broadcast industry. In fact, she has the capacity to achieve greatness in any industry!Robin Prior VP RCS Africa Tel: 27-11-477-1229 Email: Robin@rcsafrica.co.za
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