Okky has almost 10 years of experience as a journalist before entering the consulting world. She has a strong network in the media community. As someone who is multi-talented, coupled with her extensive background and social network, Okky is a strong addition to the Kiroyan Partners team.
Okky started her career as a reporter and producer on a local TV in Makassar before moving to Jakarta. In the 4th year of her career as a national TV reporter, she received a scholarship to hone her journalistic skills at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. Armed with academic insight into the new landscape and digitalization of media, Okky returned from Scotland with a new role as a digital producer and had many opportunities to interact with content development teams from YouTube, Instagram, Google, etc., in Jakarta.
In 2018, Okky passed the selection to become a trainer for the collaboration program between Google APAC, AJI, and Internews: Google News Initiative. This program actively provides online news verification training targeting journalists and students throughout Indonesia. Okky is also an active trainer in programs for journalists and students in several cities in Indonesia.
To date, Okky is still actively maintaining her relationship with journalists through various works related to media engagement and several activities related to events and the journalist community.
Bachelor’s degree in Law, Faculty of Law, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Master’s degree in Media Management, University of Glasgow, Scotland.
other team members
Senior Consultant & Media Analyst
Since she joined Kiroyan Partners, Olive has continually enhanced her skills in Media Relations and Outreach, Public Relations, Strategic Communications, Event Management, Issues Monitoring and Analysis, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and Secondary Data Collections. She is also the key person behind the creative designs of the company’s collateral, including presentation materials, reports, and credentials.
Executive Chairman & Chief Consultant
Noke Kiroyan has several decades of experience in senior management with top-performing multinational corporations. His cross-cultural communication skills and background in senior management allow him to blend local knowledge with modern managerial know-how and devise business solutions with socio-cultural acumen.
Director & Principal Consultant
With her vast experience working in media industry and development sector, Masayu Vinanda (Nanda) has always been passionate about enhancing the strategic role of communication and media to promote development and social change. Her expertise is centred around strategic communication, knowledge management, social and behaviour change communication.
With a background in psychology, Talita followed her interest in the communications field with her strong observational skill and analytical thinking. Her years of experience interacting with different cultures from having lived in several Indonesian cities—including Bandung, Makassar, Surabaya, and Medan—have also enrichen her perspectives. A self-starter and perceptive team player, Talita is a valuable addition to the team.