About

Online Journalist | Influencer | Sustainability Advocate | PR Consultant

Known for his groundbreaking interviews with A-list celebrities across the globe, Harun Momanyi is a Kenyan-born and raised lifestyle and entertainment journalist. He covers all things fashion, luxury, music and pop culture.

He has notably interviewed top international celebrities, including Hannah Lux Davis, Ty Dolla $ign, Yemi Alade, Vanessa Mdee & Susan Bennett.

From age 12, he was determined to be a media personality and true to his hard work, he became one of the most inspiring journalists in Kenya. From maintaining grade A in English classes to being nominated for major accolades, he has traversed expectations and made a name for himself as a new age storyteller. He boasts over 7 years experience in professional digital writing.

Currently, he is a Contributing Writer for Business Insider Sub-Saharan Africa  & OkayAfrica.

Harun has worked with Radio Africa Group, his work appearing on reputable platforms such as Kiss 100 Kenya digital, Mpasho News, Radio Jambo digital, The Star Kenya and Classic 105 digital.

Apart from being a journalist he is a youth empowerment expert and career advisor. He has worked with UN SDSN Youth as a Global Schools Ambassador and served as the Country Ambassador for Youth Opportunities. He has also had several accolades, including being a BBC Komla Dumor Award finalist and a Forbes Africa 30Under30 nominee. As a sustainability champion, he has been chosen to be a P4G Next Generation Influencer by the DTU Skylab at the Technical University of Denmark.

Harun is a Fellow with the Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) by LéO Africa Institute as of 2019.

He is a Parsons x Teen Vogue Industry Essentials fashion program alumnus.

As an influencer, Harun has done blog reviews for brands such as Uber, Crowne Plaza Hotels, Kempinski Hotels, GQ Insider, Park Inn by Radisson and Condé Nast International Luxury Conference.

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