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
Abqori gained extensive experience working with multiple organizations across diverse sectors. His impressive track record in research opportunities showcases his expertise in various fields. Notably, as a co-founder of a start-up, Abqori displayed exceptional leadership skills and successfully managed partnerships.
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.
Prior to completing her Bachelor’s Degree, Desy initiated her journalistic journey as a Writer at a print magazine within the Kompas Gramedia Group. With a growing fascination for journalism and communications, she then dedicated almost seven years to her role as a Journalist and Digital Producer at Kompas TV Jakarta.
Rizky Akbar Ibrahim usually called Akbar granted his bachelor’s degree from Brawijaya University, Faculty of Social and Political Science, majoring in Political Science. Before obtaining his degree, he completed a final thesis titled “Relocation and Development of the Kalijodo Region (Study on Implementation of City Planning Policy for DKI Jakarta Province)”. From this study, he has sharpened his knowledge on decision-making process and implementing the policy as well as socializing it to the local public in DKI Jakarta provincial government.