Edwin Okong’o

Host, Africamix

Edwin Okong’o is an African-born award-winning writer, journalist, humorist and satirist.  He has worked as an associate editor and communications director at New America Media, and a reporter for PBS’s Frontline/World. “Kenya: Sweet Home, Obama,” a documentary he made about Kenyans and the 2008 U.S. presidential elections for the PBS program, was voted the People’s Voice at the 2009 Webby Awards.  He teaches at the University of California, Berkeley, where he graduated from in 2007 with a Master's degree in journalism.

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