David Mbiyu is a creative soul–so creative that he utilizes several mediums to express himself. A videographer and photographer who documents fashion, music, and cultural events, he founded 601tv to help generate freelance work. In 2008, 601tv was nominated for an Afro-Brits award, a nod to the fact that he has indeed put something worthwhile together.
Mbiyu started off at Afri Media Limited before co-founding the first Kenyan newspaper in UK, The Eastern Africa Times Newspaper with Gakuru Macharia, Joe Ngugi and Paul Wakaba. In 2002 he formed Sixoone Media Ltd. His graphic design work includes work includes West Africa Magazine, Africa Week Magazine and Eastern Africa Magazine.
In 2009 he was nominated for the UK Kenyan Achiever’s Awards in the category of Most Innovative Person Awards. We look forward to seeing what else is on the horizon from this gifted man.