The International Institute of ICT Journalism (Penplusbytes) with technical support from Star-Ghana will be carrying out an intensive media capacity building programme for suitably qualified Ghanaian journalists who are interested in oil and gas reporting.
The program, will run for a period of 6 months and offer ample learning opportunity for 10 qualified journalists. The initial training workshop which includes a field trip begins from the 19th to the 24th of May 2014. The purpose of this training program is to improve the coverage of oil and gas stories by the Ghanaian media leading to an increase in the quantity and quality (in terms of in-depth and investigative reporting) of oil and gas stories thus resulting in the media playing an effective watchdog role over Ghana’s Oil and Gas revenues and resources.
As a competitive process, places will be offered to reporters who make the strongest applications. Journalists interested in this offer should apply HERE.
All applications for this program must be submitted before or on 28th APRIL, 2014.