The fully funded six-month fellowship for Nigerian media professionals aims to assist the country’s burgeoning media sector thrive in the long run. Content creators from print, electronic, internet platforms, and social media are all encouraged to submit.
The goal of the course is to provide participants a greater understanding of Nigeria’s technology economy and the media-technology nexus, as well as a better capacity to adapt to changing conditions. SMC academic mentorship and professional resources will also be available to fellows.
According to “We are driven by our philosophy that everyone deserves to benefit from the benefits of a contemporary connected environment, and we are driving rapid growth for Nigeria’s progress through leading digital solutions.” In this context, the media environment continues to evolve at breakneck pace, aided by new technology. As a result, it’s only natural that we assist advancements in the Nigerian media space with our infrastructure and promote capacity-building programmes to allow media innovation.
During the opening ceremony, Karl Toriola, CEO of MTN Nigeria, said, “It’s a pleasure to partner with Pan-Atlantic University, whose experience has contributed to the professional growth of the media business, not just in Nigeria but across Africa.”
“The School of Media and Communication was founded to educate professionals who would uphold the best intellectual, ethical, and professional principles, such as creativity, critical thinking, social responsibility, and entrepreneurial spirit. The MTN Media Innovation Programme could not have arrived at a better moment for Nigerian journalists to adopt these important ideals “Vice Chancellor of Pan-Atlantic University Professor Enase Okonedo remarked.
Twenty (20) selected candidates will be able to take the course, which is entirely funded by MTN Nigeria.
Interested media practitioners can visit https://smc.edu.ng/mtnmip/ to apply.
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