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
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
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
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
The Media Challenge Initiative has launched its second Media Challenge Mentorship programme. The programme will cater for the varying needs of the young journalists in the industry through one-on-one mentoring partnerships. See Photos below ...
Media Challenge Initiative is pleased to announce the 26 Media and Journalism students selected to receive the 2019 Media Challenge Fellowship. Please join us in celebrating the 2019 fellows; Kizito Ramathan Noah Omuya Mugabi Ronald Nanyonjo Aisha Jemeo Nangonzi Lilian Merabu Birakashekwa Kisekka Umar Caleb Somtochukwu Okereke Shafik Mutebi Kiberu Gideon Absalom Ochienge Nalwooga Juliet Ritah Kabanyoro Kabazira...
Application for the 2018-2019 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 2018 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 and r
The Media Challenge Initiative is hosting the second annual media expo that brings the media fraternity together with university journalism students to discuss the state of the media in Uganda with the goal to find common solutions to the challenges facing the industry. The 2018 Media Challenge Expo will be hosted at Mackinnon Suites hotel running on the theme “Reframing Refugee Stories” and will be open to media students, journalists and refugee organi
Media Challenge Academy had an opportunity to host Joel Ssenyonyi of NTV and Power FM to share his Journalism career journey during the #SaturdaySpeakerSeries with the trainees at the Academy. Guess who is @IMChallengeug @JoelSsenyonyi @ntvuganda news anchor @MpindiAbaas @KimKigozi pic.twitter.com/tQZDubtPvu— Antonio Kisembo (@KisemboAntonio) July 8, 2017 Joel Ssenyon’s rise to a celebrated media personality has been magical and inspirational.