The first edition of the Nigeria Media Capacity Development Report, a compendium of trainings and programmes of media support organisations in 2020 and outlook for the new year has been launched today, Friday, February 5, 2021.
The virtual launch on Zoom held from 10am -12 noon.
The Report published by Media Career Development Network (MCDN), also contains the outcome of a survey on trainings journalists attended in 2020 and suggestions to improve capacity development support for journalists and media organisations in Nigeria.
Awards, career advice and Media NGOs database are also featured in the 60-page report which will be available for download on after the presentation.
Former Provost of Nigerian Institute of Journalism ( NIJ), Lagos, Mr Gbemiga Ogunleye was the reviewer and presenter of the report at the event presided over by Chairman of the Board of Trustees of MCDN, Dr Oloruntola Sunday, Associate Professor of Mass Communication at the University of Lagos.
Executive Director of MCDN, Lekan Otufodunrin explained that the report will be an annual publication to provide journalists and other media professionals necessary information and resources about the support they can get from media Non-Governmental Organisations, Development organisations, institutions, corporate organisations and individuals.
“ With the annual publication of this report, journalists should no longer have an excuse not to know and maximise the support they can access to enhance their career,” Otufodunrin stated.

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