Born and raised in Jambi City, Ahmad Riki Sufrian has been a journalist since 2010. Started his career at a daily newspaper in Jambi, then worked for local television for 7 years. Since 2019 he works for CNN Indonesia while also managing the portal. Riki is very interested in environmental issues and indigenous peoples. In addition to being a journalist, he currently also a lecturer at the Journalism Department of the State Islamic University of Sulthan Thaha Saifuddin Jambi.