Bakri is a video-journalist, digital producer, creative content developer and poet. He was born in Madani, Sudan, and came to Australia as a political refugee in 2000. He grew up in Liverpool, in the multicultural communities of Western Sydney.
His journalistic background includes documenting activist movements and grassroots operations around Sydney and within NSW. He has recently delved into comedy, co-writing and co-producing a sketch shedding light on major issues in Australian discourse including racism, surveillance, and homophobia.
He is currently the managing producer for Raqib-Taskforce, a Muslim-led organisation dedicated to countering hate speech, Islamophobia, prejudice, and other extremist views in the public domain. He is currently completing an internship at ABC TV, working across all production departments while completing his Bachelor of Journalism at Macleay College.