Name: Dr. Tommy Kibera Kiilu
Title/Qualification: PhD
Department: Communication, Media, Film and Theatre Studies
Designation/Position: Chairperson and Lecturer
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Contact Address: 43844-00100 Nairobi
Area of Specialization: Communication,Media ,Public Relation,Print and Electronic media
Research Interests: Media,Development communication,Communication,Public Relation ,Management & CSR


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  • February 2020-Present: Appointed Chairperson (Head of Department), Department of Communication, Media, Film and Theatre Studies.
  • 2017-2019: Appointed E-Learning Coordinator-Ruiru Campus, Kenyatta University, Nairobi-Kenya.
  • 2016-2019: Appointed Departmental Examinations Co-ordinator/Administrator, Department of Communication, Film, Media & Theatre Studies, Kenyatta University, Nairobi-Kenya.
  • May –June 2019: Appointed Acting Chairman, Department of Communication, Film, Media and Theatre Studies for period of two months.
  • 16th Dec-2nd Jan 2020: Appointed Acting Chairman, Department of Communication, Film, Media & Theatre Studies, Kenyatta University, Nairobi-Kenya.

Other Publications:

Published Newspaper Articles 2006 with African NewsNewspaper:

  • Kenyan Fashion designer wins Catholic award, Year 4-no. April 2006
  • Congolese community in Rome meets visiting Bishops. Ambassador of Republic of Congo Ngunza: Congo moving toward stable peace and democracy. Year 4-no.2 February 2006.

Published Articles In Referred Journals:

  • Deckillah S. Omukoba, Dr. Tommy K. Kiilu Online Group Interaction and the Development of Virtual Identity Among the Youth in Nairobi County, Kenya. International Journal of Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2021, PP 15-30  with Reference Number  DOI 10.35942/jbmed.v3i2.187, SERIAL NO 20210010277147  and access link
  • Tommy K. Kiilu, Published my PhD dissertation paper- Use for website communication in promoting sustainable tourism. The case study of Kenya. Imprimatur, Romae, apud Vicariatum Urbis, Die 11, Mensis octobris, anno 2010, Mons. Paolo Mancini, Prelatus Secretarius Generelis.
  • Kilonzo, O., Kiilu, T., & Githiora, B.- PARLIAMENTARY REPORTING IN KENYA: AN EVALUATION OF THE TWO LEADING NEWSPAPERS FOR THE PERIOD 2011-2021, The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 10 (1), 80 – 95. 10, Iss.1, pp 80 – 95. January 12, 2023., ©Strategic Journals. No. 2023/10/1/005 Print ISSN: 2414-8970, Online ISSN: 2312-9492 ISSN 2663-127X access link:
  • Onesmus Kilonzo, 2 Dr. Tommy Kiilu (PhD) & 3 Dr. Barnabas Githiora (PhD), NEWSPAPER AUDIENCES’ GAINS FROM READING NEWS ABOUT PARLIAMENT IN KENYA, The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 4, Iss. 1 (2023), pp 1 – 12, January. 12, 2023., ©Reviewed Journals, ISSN: 2663-127X and access link:
  • Nthanda Jacqueline Kakhobwe, Tommy Kiilu, Barnabas Githiora, Framing of HIV and AIDS messages of Zokonda Amayi phone-in radio
    programme in rural Malawi. 9th day of March,2023, International Journal of Current Aspects, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2023 PP 51-62, ISSN 2707-8035 and access link:, Reference Number:10.35942/ijcab.v7i1.306.

Conferenced/Workshops/Seminars Attended

Conferences Attended

2008: Attended Workshop/Conference in United States of America at Minnesota St. Paul University. Assisting Business Leaders in Creating Ethical & Profitable Business Cultures
Business Partners with the Pontifical University of St. Thomas
Internship, Conference and Research

  • Participated in a research conference in USA which involved visits to companies integrating business ethics and CSR into their practices and policies and discussions with managers. The aim of the conference was;
    (i)To allow participants to experience CSR in USA together, so as to enrich their learning experience within a multicultural context.
  1. To expose students to various understandings of business ethics and CSR in light of the different moral and spiritual traditions people bring to business.
  2. To provide many opportunities for participants to meet US businesses interested in business ethics and CSR and to examine how they translate their understanding of both into practice within their particular business context. 
  3. To examine the current state of business ethics and CSR in our globalized economy.

Workshops Attended

  • February 2016-Attended Workshop in Kenya at Kenyatta University, Integrity Assurance Officers’ Training Workshop in collaboration with Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC). Certificate in Anticorruption was awarded.
    Kenyatta University Conference Hall (KUCC)