Jaffna media students take to the airwaves

Journalism students working at the Media Resources & Training Centre, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Image by Media Helping MediaThis is the story of how 60 young journalism students from Jaffna, Sri Lanka produced and broadcast a total of three and a half hours of radio news and current affairs programming in two, one week sessions.

Most had little previous radio experience and many were just starting out in journalism, but all were enthusiastic and fast learners and their output was impressive.

The following is a report on the course they took part in, compiled on the Media Helping Media Storify site.

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David BrewerThe author of this piece, David Brewer, is a journalist and media strategy consultant who founded Media Helping Media, handing the site over to Fojo in early 2018. David has worked as a journalist and manager in print, broadcast and online. He has spent many years delivering journalism training and media consultancy services worldwide.

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