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Mwaura Njoroge

Freelance Book Writer & Editor

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Location:Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254-733-299851
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/mwauranjoroge
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PERSONAL DETAILS
Name: Daniel Mwaura Njoroge
Marital Status: Married
Age: 1965
Citizenship: Kenyan
Languages Spoken: English, Kiswahili, Kikuyu
Contact Address: Box 70877, Nairobi 00400; wamwitikia@yahoo.com
Telephone: +254-733-299851; +254-723-855589

WORK EXPERIENCE
January 2005 to Present: Communications and Publishing
* Consultant in Strategic Plans, Business Plans and Business Proposals
* Formulating Strategic Plans, Business Plans and Business Proposals
* Consultant in publishing
* Editing
* Editing Church and School Magazines
* Editing Sunday School Teaching Books
* Editing Bible Study Books
* Editing Assortment of Books from Clients
* Raising funds, project proposals and project reporting for clients
January 2001 to December 2004
* Editing Church and school magazines
* Editing Bible Study Books
* Raising funds, project proposals and project reporting
* Consulting Editor, Today in Africa Magazine, Kenya
July 1999 to December 2000: Training Editor
* Final Editing of magazine and books
* Communicating with donors
* Project reports
* Training magazine and book editors
* Training others to write projects
* Contributing to Kenya’s Sunday Nation’s “Thought for Sunday”
July 1994 to June 1999: Managing Editor
* Working with the Board of Directors
* Final editing of Today in Africa magazine
* Book Editing
* Working with Book Authors and Article Writers
* Signing Royalties and Arranging Writers/Author’s Payment
* Planning the Publishing Schedule of books and magazine
* Overseeing Sales and Distribution of Magazines and Books
* Formulating and Implementing Employment Contracts
* Writing articles and books
* Writing projects to donors to secure funds
* Giving reports to donors
* Organizing donor visits and visiting donors in their countries
* Designing Readership Survey
July 1991 to June 1994: Editor
* Organizing and leading Writers’ Workshops to Train Writers
* Securing funds for Writers’ Workshops
* Taking photographs for the magazine
* Organizing and leading Editorial meetings
* Writing articles and giving assignments for magazine articles
* Working with the Printing Press and Graphic Designers
* Designing and conducting Readership Survey
October 1989 to June 1991: Editor as a University Student
* Giving assignments to writers, conducting interviews and working on up to 16 pages of the 28-page magazine
* Designing and conducting Readership Surveys
* Writing novels
* Improving the on-the-street sales (From 2,000 copies to 19,000 Copies)
September 1987 to September 1989: Assistant Editor as a student
* Working on up to 8 pages of the 28-page magazine
* Working on the News Page
* Conducting Interviews
January 1987 to September 1987: Assistant Editor
* Assisting the Editor in writing and editing
* Changing the cover design of Today in Africa
* Working on the News Page
* Conducting Interviews
September 1985 to December 1986: Free-lance writer
* Writing articles for Today in Africa

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
University:
* Daystar University, Messiah College, (U.S.A., but Nairobi Campus,) September 1987 to June 1991
* B.A. in Communications with a minor in Business Administration and Management (with Honors)
* Best Communications Student Award
* Best Creativity Award
High School:
* Kijabe Boys High School, 1986
* ‘A’ level (Form Six)
Secondary:
* Solai Secondary School, Nakuru, 1984
* ‘O’ level (Form Four)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
Since University:
* Training writers
* Editing Books
* Formulating Strategic Plans, Business Plans and Business Proposals
* Videography
* Training computer users
* Writing Books
* The One Who Cares—15,500 copies in print
* Behind the Marriage Mask—12,000 copies in print
* Against the Traditions—8,000 copies in print
* Just One More Chance—2,000 copies in print
* Compelled by Love—2,000 copies in print
* Steps to Maturity on Stewardship—15,000 copies
* Steps to Maturity on Holiness—15,000 copies
* Steps to Maturity on Names of God—15,000 copies
* Created for God, Teens Ages 13-15—15,000 copies
* We Should Please God, Sunday School Ages 10-12—15,000 copies
* God Loves Mankind, Sunday School Ages 7-9—15,000 copies
* In Business to Please God, Teens Ages 16-19—About to be printed
* God the Creator, Sunday School Ages 4-6—About to be printed
* Writing articles for: USA’s Interlit and Kenya’s Daily Nation and Step magazine
* Editing organizational newsletters and school magazines
* Computer repair and maintenance
* Chairman of Men’s Fellowship
* Church Elder
* Sunday School teacher
* Attending Consultation meetings with Cook Communications Ministries International (U.S.A.) on Publishing in Africa
University:
* Writing novels and articles
* Traveling to Tanzania to preach
* Preaching in high schools and different churches
* Holding open air meetings in Kenya and Tanzania
* Singing and producing musical cassettes
* Unjirite Ndikamake
* Anatuita
* Hitho ya Uhotani
* Founding a preaching team, Victory Ministries
* Training writers and computer users for Involvement, a weekly Daystar University newspaper
* Editing and DTP for Involvement
* Writing articles for: Interlit and Step magazines
High School:
* Writing, volleyball, athletics
* Founded and manned a handwritten weekly newspaper, The Kijabe Herald
Secondary School:
* Writing, volleyball, athletics
* Founded a class writing team which produced a handwritten class weekly newspaper
* Debate and drama in school
* Drama at the church
Primary School:
* Wrote a ‘novel’, drama

REFEREES
1. Rev. Shel Arensen,
Missionary and former Managing Editor of Today in Africa,
Box 65, Kijabe 00220;
E-mail: shel.arensen@gmail.com
Tel: +254-736-896294


2. Woka Nyagwoka,
Editor,
Standard Newspaper,
Box 30080, Nairobi 00100
Tel: +254-722-844204

3. Rev. Charles Ndung’u Kimani,
Kimende Christian Church,
Box 97, Matathia 00221
Tel: +254-733-603509
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