MISA Malawi introduces Journalism Mentorship Programme

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MISA Malawi is inviting its paid-up members to apply for a three months mentorship program which will run from October 1 – December 31, 2017.

The Chapter has embarked on the mentorship program to transfer skills and expertise from seasoned journalists to upcoming ones within the sector.

All successful applicants will be paired with mentors based on field, skills and knowledge gaps.

Among the areas where journalists will receive practical training on include investigative journalism, interviewing skills, online writing, feature writing, sports reporting and community radio broadcasting.

All applicants should submit an updated CV and one paged letter detailing why they want to participate in the program, area of interest, past experience and career vision.

Applications must reach the Secretariat by 5 pm on Friday, 15th September, 2017, addressed to the National Director, MISA Malawi, P.0. Box 30463, Lilongwe, or emailed to info@misamalawi.org.

MISA Malawi would like to thank the following mentors for accepting to offer their services:

Kondwani Munthali
Mabvuto Banda
Eunice Chipangula
Brian Ligomeka
Siphat Msusa
Gabriel Kamlomo
Sellina Nkowani
Suzgo Chitete
Victor Kaonga
Jessy Puwapuwa
Theresa Chapulapula
Peter Kanjere
Tamanda Matebule
Gregory Gondwe
Josephine Phumisa

We hope you will find this initiative relevant in promoting media development and professionalism in the country.

Teresa Temweka Ndanga
Chairperson, MISA Malawi

MISA is a regional non-governmental organisation with members in 11 of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) countries. Officially launched in September 1992, MISA focuses primarily on the need to promote free, independent and pluralistic media, as envisaged in the 1991 Windhoek Declaration.    

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About MISA

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) was founded in 1996. Its work focuses on promoting, and advocating for, the unhindered enjoyment of freedom of expression, access to information and a free, independent, diverse and pluralistic media.