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Date: 05/12 Workshops for Base FM’s staff and correspondents in Namibia Image: Introduction:

Base FM’s staff participated in a series of workshops provided by UNESCO on the role of correspondents, the use of ICTs, entrepreneurship, income generation, marketing, financial planning, management and sustainability from 1 to 5 December 2014 in Katutura, Namibia. Mr. Julius J Mtemahanji and Ms. Elva Gomez di Sibandze facilitated the training. 

Themes: Correspondents, ICT, Internet, Mobile, Programming, Radio format, Issues of local public concern, Editorial work, Financial management, Financial planning, Journalism, Entrepreneurship, Income-generation Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 02/12 Humanitarian reporting and development journalism workshop in South Africa Image: Introduction:

UNESCO conducted a training workshop on humanitarian reporting and development journalism for correspondents from five community radios in South Africa, from 1 to 2 December 2014. The objectives of the workshop were to introduce participants to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and to show how South Africa has progressed in meeting these goals as well as to enable participants to come up with community-based stories from the MDGs. 

Themes: Correspondents, Issues of local public concern, Journalism Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 31/10 Workshop for Bush Radio’s staff and correspondents in South Africa Image: Introduction:

A five-day workshop, from 27 to31 October 2014, was held at Bush Radio in Cape Town, South Africa, to enhance the station’s operations especially when working with correspondents. The workshop sought to equip correspondents with news gathering and writing techniques – skills required for effective planning and producing radio programmes that are relevant, participatory and gender sensitive; and provide them with the necessary skills and knowledge on how to use ICTs in radio programming, conducting interviews, collecting feedback and testimonies; among others.

Themes: Correspondents, ICT, Internet, Mobile, Programming, Radio format, Gender equality, Issues of local public concern, Editorial work, Interaction, Journalism Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 17/10 Workshop on the use of ICTs at Live FM in Namibia Image: Introduction:

UNESCO carried out a workshop from 13 to 17 October 2014 at Live FM community radio station premises, in Namibia, on the use of ICTs for reporting and broadcasting. The five-day training was attended by seven participants comprising of the station manager, volunteers and staff members of radio station.

Themes: Correspondents, ICT, Internet, Mobile, Programming, Radio format, Editorial work, Interaction, Broadcasting, Journalism Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 04/06 Workshop on the role of correspondents at Mangelete FM, in Kenya Image: Introduction:

UNESCO carried out a workshop at Mangelete FM, in Kenya, on the role of correspondents to feed local news and collect testimonies from 3 to 4 June 2014. The training brought together 92 participants, including the correspondents of the radio station, comprising of 23 men and 75 women. It aimed at increasing and deepening their knowledge on how to feed the radio station with relevant and timely information on local news.  

Themes: Correspondents, ICT, Internet, Mobile, Radio format, Gender equality, Issues of local public concern, Interaction, Journalism Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 16/04 Workshop on correspondent's use of ICTs in Jozi FM Image: Introduction:

A workshop aimed at strengthening Jozi FM’s network of correspondents and increasing their knowledge on ICTs was carried out from 24 to 28 March 2014 for 6 correspondents and a focal person for monitoring radio schedule.

Themes: Correspondents, ICT, Internet, Mobile, Issues of local public concern, Interaction, Journalism, Networking Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 14/03 Workshop on ICTs, journalism and corresponding in Cape Town, South Africa Image: Introduction:

A five day workshop on the use of ICTs to report issues of local concern was held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 10 to 14 of March 2014. The trainings were conducted by Mrs. Brenda Leonard and benefited 32 participants, including 15 women, from all 5 radio stations under the project in South Africa, plus Mafeteng Community Radio from Lesotho and !aH FM from Namibia. The trainees included board members, correspondents, managers and journalists from the 7 local radio stations.

Themes: Correspondents, ICT, Internet, Mobile, Programming, Radio format, Gender equality, Agriculture, Health, Issues of local public concern, Radio monitoring, Editorial work, Interaction, Broadcasting, Journalism, Networking Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 26/02 Workshop on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief information in Zambia Image: Introduction:

UNESCO conducted a workshop in Lusaka, from 25 to 26 February 2014, to enable 17 media professionals (10 women) to communicate effectively about interventions related to humanitarian aid and disaster reporting. The forum provided a unique opportunity for participants to exchange opinions about how to strengthen the communication between media and humanitarian organizations.

Themes: Correspondents, Issues of local public concern, Humanitarian assistance, Networking Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 24/02 ICT workshop at Ohangwena Community Radio, Eenhana, Namibia Image: Introduction:

Ohangwena Community Radio station staff attended a five-days workshop to build skills on ICT to strengthen their local news coverage and the sustainability of their local radio station.

Themes: Correspondents, ICT, Internet, Editorial work, Financial planning Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 03/02 Workshop to develop mobile technology skills of local radios' correspondents in Tanzania Image: Introduction:

From 3 to 7 February 2014, twenty-five correspondents from five local radios (Pambazuko, Micheweni, Kyela, Uzikwaza, and Mtegani) convened at Pambazuko FM in Ifakara, Tanzania, for a workshop on the use of mobiles phones and applications for gathering and reporting news.  

Themes: Correspondents, ICT, Internet, Mobile, Journalism Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments

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