GSMC to train Nation Media Group Graduate Trainees
The Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications together with Nation Media Group (NMG) launched the Nation Media Lab, a programme that seeks to provide in-depth and practical training for 15 NMG journalists from East Africa. The four-month training will begin on August 7, 2019. The trainees will be taken through in depth and practical training in print, broadcast and digital Journalism and upon graduation will be attached to the NMG’s digital, print and broadcast platforms in East Africa.
Dr Alex Awiti, Interim Dean, GSMC acknowledged the importance of the training in sharpening the storytelling skills of the journalists. “Storytelling is at the core of journalism, and it should educate, inform and entertain.” He further urged the trainees to take full advantage of the opportunity they have been given by NMG.
The Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media, which attract and serve unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.