Fred Onyango

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Nairobi, Kenya
Moi University
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  • Fred has attended and covered Sundance Film Festival twice as the only African journalist.
  • In 2020, Fred was invited to Radio 702 as a guest on The John Perlman show to discuss the impact of Netflix on African filmmakers.
  • Fred still participates in the growth of his local film industry by attending local film festivals like NBO film fest and Durban Film Fest.


Fred Onyango was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Fred considers his identity, family, and friends essential to him. It can be seen in his work when reviewing and writing about films or TV, often analyzing the deeper intentions/ and effects of movies and TV shows on the community. He’s written articles for Little White Lies and The Guardian. Has previously worked for Game Rant and Screen Rant. Fred also writes for The Staunch Test.


Fred has a very unique educational background in the aviation industry as a licensed pilot and a degree in Civil Aviation Management obtained from Moi University.
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