Atekdit graduated in the field of Education with a bachelor's degree in Biology and Chemistry in Upper Nile University (South Sudan). He has as well undertaken several trainings in both media and education sectors. Atekdit has experienced working extensively as a freelance writer and a journalist with various media companies as radio, print and an online journalist since 2008. Atekdit has also been working in education as a classroom teacher in Primary & Secondary Education as well as being a trainer for Primary Education Teachers. Currently Atekdit is working with one of the International Humanitarian Organization implementing an Education Project. He has experienced working in most of the hostile and insecure areas in South Sudan working as a journalist or implementing a humanitarian assistance for the affected population.