AMDF Trains Kaduna NUJ Members On Investigative Journalism

Following the Memorandum Of Understanding signed with the Kaduna State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, the Africa Media Development Foundation, AMDF recently organized a training session on Investigative Reporting for Chapel members of the Union drawn from various media organizations. The participants were taken through various aspects of Investigative Reporting, Generating Story Ideas and Interviewing Techniques….

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AMDF Trains NUJ Kaduna Council Excos

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Kaduna state council held its first leadership training for members of the executive in partnership with Africa Media Development Foundation in Kaduna. Speaking at the training, the executive chairman of the NUJ Kaduna state council, Asma’u Yawo Halilu said the meeting was in fulfillment of its campaign promise “as part of our electioneering…

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MD Hybrid Feeds Commends AMDF, OmniAgrik on Reporting Food Security Project

The MD/CEO Hybrid Feeds, Leye Alayande has commended the Africa Media Development Foundation and OmniAgrik Specialties for the Journalists’ mentorship on Reporting Food Security initiative in Kaduna. Speaking to journalists on a one-day field trip to the Hybrid Feeds plant in Kaduna, Alayande said the importance of food to the safety of a nation cannot be overemphasized “that is…

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Development Post Hosts Webinar on ‘News Reporting at a time of Pandemic’

Development Post will be hosting a webinar session on ‘News Reporting at a time of Pandemic’ with experts and professionals to x-ray the role of journalists in a pandemic and deepen the conversation on the challenges of fake news on how to address the scourge. The conversation will also cover the changing tides of journalistic practice, the current trends…

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ICFJ and IJNet Offer Webinar Series for Journalists Covering COVID-19 [Worldwide]

Journalists covering the novel coronavirus pandemic are invited to these webinars. As part of its Global Health Crisis Reporting Forum, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and IJNet are hosting a series of video chats with experts on the COVID-19 pandemic in English and Spanish. The webinar series, which launched March 24, focuses on a range of information to…

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Knight Center Presents Online Course on Machine Learning for journalism [Worldwide]

Journalists and other professionals can participate in this four-week course. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is hosting the Big Online Course (BOC) “Hands-on machine learning solutions for journalists.” The course will be taught from Nov. 18 to Dec. 15, by John Keefe, investigations editor and technical architect at Quartz. Participants will get hands-on experience with existing…

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Knight Center offers MOOC on Investigative Reporting [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in investigative journalism can participate in this four-week course. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, through its Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), hosts the free course  “Investigative reporting in the digital age” Feb. 3 to March 1. The course is divided into four modules covering: an introduction to investigative reporting; plans and collaborations; crowdsourcing, social media and confrontational interviews;…

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Opportunity for Nigerian Journalists

The School of Media and Communication (SMC), Pan-Atlantic University announces a 10-day intensive change communication training for 20 Nigerian Journalists. Applicants are expected to be practicing mid-stream Nigerian Journalists. The training will be residential and fully sponsored. For more information click here

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Apply:Workshops for Documentary [Worldwide]

Documentarys can apply for a training program to help them develop their projects. The European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs (EAVE) is accepting applications for its 2020 workshops. The three workshops will take place March 6 to 13 in Luxembourg, in June in Ireland and October in Croatia. EAVE is aimed at producers; both fiction and documentary, already working in the film…

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Webinar focuses on Investigating Environmental Health Risks

Journalists interested in health and environmental reporting are invited to attend this free program. The Center for Health Journalism at the University of Southern California will host the webinar “Toxic cities: telling big stories on hidden risks” at 1 p.m. EDT on June 6. The hour long webinar will focus on innovative reporting and testing strategies that can result…

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