Kenyan-born film and television writer and producer based in Los Angeles, CA. She was awarded the Citizen Journalism Award from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting 2008. Her digital artwork was selected by the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture for the ‘Collective Memory Installation’ and was displayed at the Civic Center in Downtown Los Angeles in March 2023.

While working in development of filmed content with leading global streamer Netflix for the African market, Whistletree Media Co also extends into the digital art space, and book publishing. L.J. Kareri is a graduate of the UCLA-Extension Professional Screenwriting Program (2011) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Liberty University.