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Basic Journalism (Long Course)

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About Course

Our journalism courses are designed for:

  • Aspiring journalists and aspiring media/public relations officers
  • Working and mid-level career journalists who need to update their skills and knowledge with modern industry trends
  • Management-level journalists and media managers who need to make their media operations more profitable
  • Bloggers and current affairs content creators who need to learn the basics of journalism practice and earn income from it
  • Practitioners interested in investigative reporting and documentary journalism
  • Anyone interested in development, gender, and diversity journalism

Format: 

The practical aspects of journalism are the main focus of our journalism courses.  Direct experience is gained through internships with WABMA® partner radio/TV stations.

What will you learn?

Participants will learn:

– Journalism basics

– Newsgathering and processing

– Interview techniques

– Writing and Reporting Skills

– Use of English

– Fundamental concept of news

– News writing, editing, and reporting

– Specialized reporting

  • Investigative reporting
  • Political reporting
  • Crises & conflict reporting
  • News documentaries
  • Gender & diversity reporting
  • Environmental reporting
  • Development journalism
  • Economic and Business Reporting

– Fact-checking techniques & processes

– Use of perception and perspectives in news reporting

– Media Laws and Ethics

– Media & Society

– Public Relations vs. Journalism

– Use of ICT in journalism (Digital reporting)

– Current affairs & Commentary writing

– Editing fundamentals

💥💥All courses are available Online & in-Campus.

—Hostel Accommodation,
—Internship Application,
—Weekday || weekend Programmes.

– Tuition : ₦60,000 – inperson – 50,000 online

💥Register @ www.wabma.org
💥💥 Call / WhatsApp ( 09025478072, 09076985638, 8187269995 )

Our campuses are located at👇

📬 WABMA Abuja: House 28, F1 street. Citec Estate, Airport Road, Jabi , Abuja
📬 WABMA Lagos: ABEX Courier building, 318 Ikorodu, Expressway Before ELIZADE Motors Anthony, Lagos.
📬 WABMA Enugu : 21 Upper North Road 10 Trans Ekulu Enugu.

Duration:

Journalism courses are about 6 short and long courses.

(1): Short Course –  (1, 2, or 3 Days):

(2): Long Courses:

a. Basic – 4 Weeks (including 1 week of internship)

b. Intermediate – 4 Weeks (including 1 week of internship)

c. Advanced – 4 Weeks (including 1 week of internship)

Short Journalism Courses – (1, 2, or 3 days):

– Documentary Journalism

– Development Journalism

– Investigative Journalism

– Fact-Checking – techniques & processes

– Environment Journalism

– Gender and Diversity Journalism

Special Journalism Courses:

  • Setting up a thematic station – All News & Talk Station!
  • Improving revenues through News programming
  • Developing in-house News style
  • Practical Newsroom Management

Customized journalism training – available on demand.

Special Writing Courses:

  • Creative Writing
  • Features & Non-Fiction Writing
  • The Business of Writing: Earning Income through Writing
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What Will You Learn?

  • Journalism basics
  • - News gathering and processing
  • - Interview techniques
  • - Writing and Reporting Skills
  • - Use of English
  • - Fundamental concept of news
  • - News writing, editing and reporting
  • - Specialized reporting
  • Investigative reporting
  • Political reporting
  • Crises & conflict reporting
  • News documentaries
  • Gender & diversity reporting
  • Environmental reporting
  • Development journalism
  • Economic and Business Reporting
  • - Fact checking techniques & processes
  • - Use of perception and perspectives in news reporting
  • - Media Laws and Ethics
  • - Media & Society
  • - Public Relations vs. Journalism

Course Content

Introduction to WABMA

Introduction To Journalism

Module 2: News Reading & News Reporting

Module 3: Sourcing & Follow Up

Module 4: Interview Techniques

Module 5: Media Law, Ethics & Professionalism/ Canons of Journalism
This course gives you and OVERVIEW of the Fundamental principles of Law and Ethics relevant to the Nigerian Media. An understanding and practice of these makes you a full professional.

Module 6 : News Gathering and Processing.
Our journalism courses are designed for: Aspiring journalists and aspiring media/public relations officers Working and mid-level career journalists who need to update their skills and knowledge with modern industry trends Management-level journalists and media managers who need to make their media operations more profitable Bloggers and current affairs content creators who need to learn the basics of journalism practice and earn income from it Practitioners interested investigative reporting and documentary journalism Anyone interested in development, gender and diversity journalism

Module 7 : Use of English
Our journalism courses are designed for: Aspiring journalists and aspiring media/public relations officers Working and mid-level career journalists who need to update their skills and knowledge with modern industry trends Management-level journalists and media managers who need to make their media operations more profitable Bloggers and current affairs content creators who need to learn the basics of journalism practice and earn income from it Practitioners interested investigative reporting and documentary journalism Anyone interested in development, gender and diversity journalism.

Module 8: Gender & Diversity

Module 9: Fact Checking

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It has been a very nice opportunity I ever long for, I enjoyed the course all the topics looked at were highly rich in contents.
The course is a good one indeed, I also loved the methodology which was more practical and realistic.
Thanks and God bless you all.
Jude Onyedikachi
Satisfactory!!