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Future-proof your journalists

Ensuring that the skills set of journalists is updated, the Storylab Academy is providing free training to improve digital storytelling in journalism.
Future-proof your journalists

The combination of free online webinars and face-to-face training is coming soon to a city or space across Africa.

Courses are being offered in:

  • News-gathering
  • Storytelling
  • Audience Engagement and Sustainability
  • Data Journalism
  • Investigative Reporting
  • Geo-Journalism
  • Verification
  • Digital Security

The courses are underwritten by Google News Lab and the World Bank and are presented by industry experts from Code for Africa's StoryLab. 

Modules range from 10-minute crash courses that teach quick skills, to 30 minute deep dives into more complex techniques. The philosophy is: “Customise your course, and work at your own pace.”

The Storylab Academy is also providing free newsroom and hacks/hackers workshops in Abuja, Cape Town, Casablanca, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Durban, Freetown, Johannesburg, Kampala, Lagos, Nairobi and Yaounde. 

The Storylab Academy aims to make Africa the world leader in digital journalism. Register here.

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