Folio Media & Creative Academy (FMCA), a training program by Folio Media Group (FMG), has announced plans for a three-day Critical Media Practice Workshop in partnership with the African Institute of Public Policy (AIPP). The program, sponsored by Dangote Group and by Midwestern Oil & Gas, is planned to rotate among Nigeria’s geopolitical zones and begins with the Southeast and South-south zones.
60 journalists will be selected to be trained for three days, from December 16 to December 18, at the FMCA/AIPP Academy, Onicha-Ugbo, Aniocha North LGA, Delta State.
FMCA/AIPP PRESENTS: A 3-Day CRITICAL MEDIA PRACTICE WORKSHOP
Dates: Wednesday, December 16, to Friday, December 18, 2020.
Venue: FMCA/AIPP Academy, Onicha-Ugbo, Aniocha North LGA, Delta State.
- Prof. Sylvester Monye
- Chief Ray Ekpu
- Gbemiga Ogunleye
- Prof. Tony Afejuku
Each session will be followed by a practical exercise.
Areas of Focus
- Convergence journalism
- Multimedia skills
- Content creation as revenue stream
- Digital journalism
- The place and power of visual media
- Social media journalism
- Video storytelling for social media
- Viral marketing
- Generating income from social media
- Public Relations & advertising
- Brand positioning
- Media evaluation
- Performance management
HOW TO ATTEND
Folio Nigeria, a subsidiary of Folio Media Group, is offering five slots for journalists. To be nominated to attend, Tweet this post, tag @folionigeria, and say what you believe is lacking in the Nigerian media industry and how you can do your part to fill that gap in the future.
Otosirieze Obi-Young is Editor of Folio Nigeria, where he profiles innovators and facilitators in culture: art, business, entertainment, activism, health, food. He is a writer, journalist, curator, media consultant, former academic, and Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Open Country Mag, a new online platform covering African literature. In 2019, he received the inaugural The Future Awards Africa Prize for Literature. In 2020, he was named among "The 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians" by Avance Media. Find him on otosirieze.com or on Twitter & Insta: @otosirieze.