Clinton Atika Onserio, a police officer, attached to the General Service Unit (GSU), is an accomplished photographer and video editor.
With his photography skills, Atika established himself in the media industry by working with Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) TV.
The GSU cop was among the pioneers who helped to transform and popularise Y254-TV, an affiliate of KBC TV, which was launched in the country to scale up youth empowerment programmes and opportunities with the view of creating employment and growth of the film and music industry in the country.
Y254-TV also aimed at offering youths an alternative to conventional media programming.
File photo of KBC studios.
File Onserio exhibited his photography skills, managing and directing Mashariki Show’s photography.
Before joining KBC TV, Atika had gained fame for working with several renowned artists in the country, including Kevin Bahati, who unsuccessfully contested for the Mathare MP seat, media personality James Muhia, popularly known as Moji Short Babaa and Mr Seed, among other artists.
With his contribution to the media industry, Atika was feted by Fresh Music Entries Awards as the best photographer of the year in 2019 and 2020.
Atika was enlisted in the National Police Service (NPS) and graduated as a police constable after undergoing recruit training.
Upon graduating, the alumnus of Mititi Secondary School in Homa Bay County was posted to the ‘J’ Company of the General Service Unit.
“PC Atika is determined and focused on further sharpening his skills and becoming one of the highly-rated photographers following in the footsteps of the likes of legendary Kenyan photojournalist Mohamed Amin,” NPS stated.
“He aspires to catapult the NPS image to the national and international limelight through photography,” their statement added.
The holder of a Diploma in Photography and Videography is also among the highly rated sharp and long range shooters in the country.
Photo collage of Clinton Atika Onserio, a cop, attached to General Service Unit (GSU).