PPF to conduct two trainings of trainers on journalism this month

KARACHI, March 22 (PPI): Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in collaboration with DANIDA and International Media Support (IMS) is conducting two trainings of trainers on journalism skills and journalism thematic reporting in Karachi. International trainer from Sri Lanka Ranga Kalansooriya, Regional Advisor for Asia, IMS will train the journalists participating from different parts of the country.

One training on Democracy and Governance Reporting, Conflict Reporting and Gender and Development Reporting will take place from 24 to 26 March 2016 at Arabian Sea Country Club, while other training on journalism skills of Reporting, Editing and News Production & Management will be organized from 27 to 29 March 2016 at the same venue.

These trainings by PPF are the part of a major project “Support to Media in Pakistan” supported by DANIDA, the development arm of the Danish Government, and implemented through Pakistani media development groups with technical assistance of International Media Support (IMS). The project aims at improving media professionalism through better journalism practices and promoting a professional environment for journalists.

In each training session, 15 journalists will be trained. Later, these 30 trained journalists will train more journalists in their relevant districts.