Joy is a doctoral candidate majoring in journalism studies. Her research focuses on the re-emerged concept of constructive journalism and it's implications on Africa's Journalism Practice. Prior to joining the department, she served as a lecturer at Daystar University's communication department (2013-2017) where she taught electronic media courses. She holds an MSc. in Communication Studies from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Communication from the University of Alabama. She also holds a Diploma in Journalism from the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication.