Media Coverage of Covid 19; Practical Tips

Media Coverage of Covid 19; Practical Tips
MEDIA COVERAGE OF COVID19; PRACRICAL TIPS Covid19 has become the biggest media and public story of our time today, but with its uncertainties and accompanying infordermic, it has become a challenge for journalists to cover it. Besides being an invisible story and therefore journalists not knowing what they are reporting about, covering Covid19 comes with a lot of health and safety risks for journalists. Based on this background we have developed this

Media Challenge Fellowship Week One

Media Challenge Fellowship Week One
The Media Challenge Initiative( MCI) on Sunday February 16, 2020 concluded the first week of the 3rd edition of the annual Media Challenge Fellowship, an aggressive multimedia journalism training program awarded to the 26 best-performing students from 12 Universities who took part in the Inter-University Media Challenge (IUMC). The fellowship program — conducted in partnership with Konrad Adenuer Stiftung Uganda and South Sudan, DW Akademie, The German Co

We’re hiring: Finance and Administration officer

We’re hiring: Finance and Administration officer
Job Title:        Finance & Administration Officer Organisation: Media Challenge Initiative (MCI) Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda Reports to: General Manager About US: (Brief Background for MCI) The Media Challenge Initiative is a youth-driven non-profit, building the next generation of journalists in Africa through training, mentorship and experiential peer-to-peer learning. MCI was founded in 2016 with a vision to train the next generati

Call for Applications: Media Challenge Fellowship Programme 2019

Call for Applications: Media Challenge Fellowship Programme 2019
Application for the 2019-2020 Media Challenge Fellowship Program Guidelines Welcome to the online application Media Challenge Fellowship Program.Media Challenge Initiative invites applications for the Media Challenge Fellowship Program from the top 5 journalism contestants from the 2019 Inter University Media Challenge Competition. The top 5 include award winners and 4 runner ups in all the categories of the IMC competition including news anchoring a

List of the top performers in the Inter-University Media Challenge 2019

List of the top performers in the Inter-University Media Challenge 2019
Best News Anchors Twine Bella-Makerere University Nelson Ruto-Makerere University Ssebandeke Joseph – Makerere Business Institute Juma Losanday-UMCAT Nazziwa Shadia-IUIU Best Live Reporters Namazzi Victoria-UMCAT Tamale Michael -Kampala University Asaba Derrick-Kampala University Tamale Micheal Tunga Felix Best Climate Change Impact Kiwumulo Charity-ST. Lawrence University Laker Fiona-MAKERERE University Birung

Media Challenge Awards winners 2019: Complete list by category

Media Challenge Awards winners 2019: Complete list by category
Here are the Winners from the 2019 Media Challenge Awards Students Awards Best News Anchor 1.Twine Bella-Makerere University-Winner 2.Nelson Ruto-Makerere University 3.Sebandeke Joseph – Makerere Business Institute Best Live Reporter 1.Namazzi Victoria-UMCAT-Winner 2.Tamale Michael -Kampala University 3.Asaba Derrick-Kampala University Best Climate Change Impact 1.Kiwumulo Charity-ST. Lawrence University-Winner 2.Laker Fiona-MAKERERE University

Media Challenge Initiative To Train Over 500 Journalist On Climate Change In Uganda

Media Challenge Initiative To Train Over 500 Journalist On Climate Change In Uganda
Media Challenge Initiative in partnership with the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) is set out to train 500 young journalists in effective reporting on climate change in the 2019 Climate Change Media Challenge running from the 1st – 3rd November 2019. The Media Challenge Expo is a three-day festival under the theme ‘Reporting on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction in Uganda’ and will bring together the media fraternity for conference sessions on i

The Inter-University Media Challenge at Makerere Business Institute

The Inter-University Media Challenge at Makerere Business Institute
Every year our challenge become more and more interesting for the students that engage in it. Hearing from participants from the Makerere Business School, the focus of the Media Challenge and the key issues the challenge addresses every year  has become  an essential part of  the organizers' vision  of “building the next generation of Journalists.” The Media Challenge offers media students the opportunity to showcase their skills at the same time learning

We’re hiring: Finance and Administration officer

We’re hiring: Finance and Administration officer
Job Title:        Finance & Administration Officer Organisation: Media Challenge Initiative (MCI) Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda Reports to: General Manager About US: (Brief Background for MCI) The Media Challenge Initiative is a youth-driven non-profit, building the next generation of journalists in Africa through training, mentorship and experiential peer-to-peer learning. MCI was founded in 2016 with a vision to train the next generation of jour