Peter Karanja joined the Media in 1986 after his High School Education in Kenya. He trained extensively on the job as a Cameraman and Sound Man—in addition to editing—for such employers as Media Productions Ltd, URTNA Program Exchange Centre, and German Television ZDF.
In his two-decade media life, Karanja has had an on-the-ground working experience in nearly every African Country. [Indeed, together the Wild Eyes team has filmed in every African nation.] His experience includes: Coverage of the wars in South Sudan, the Eritrea-Ethiopian conflict, the
war in Angola, the Rwanda genocide, a documentary on The River Niger from rise to sea, various wildlife programs as the IFAW Cameraman in East Africa, Somalia for the True Story of Black Hawk Down, coverage of elections in Zimbabwe 2002, flooding in Somalia during the El Nino, coverage of continental events such as The All Africa Trade Fairs in
Nigeria and Zimbabwe, a feature on Pneumococal Vaccine shown on BBC World, and numerous other projects.