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Editorial Leaders

Editorial Leaders

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‘Editorial Leaders’ initiative from the World Editors Forum and WAN-IFRA, is a module based training programme aimed at improving the knowledge of editors and journalists with mentorship.

The programme will develop future-ready editorial leaders and help news publishers create a pool of talent for the future.

The batch I,II, III and IV saw participation from leading publishers namely - Ananda Vikatan, Dainik Bhaskar, Malayala Manorama, Prajavani, Sakal, Mathrubhmi, The Hindu, The Times of India, Sambad and The Daily Prothom Alo, Bangladesh and The Associated Newspapers (Ceylon), Sri Lanka, Ujyaala Radio Network, Nepal and so on. The participants gained insights about trends and challenges and improved skills to face changing media landscape. 

Editorial Leaders batch IV was commenced in the mid of May and end in the mid of June.

Generally, all the modules will be led by best-in-class trainers and will address the new and changing needs of the readers, the skills needed to engage them with the publisher’s brand and the ways to gain advantage over old and new competitors.

The Editorial Leaders batch V will have a new formats cater to the latest trends and technologies.

The workshop formats, topics and the trainer will be announced soon.

Stay tuned with us for further updates!.




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Vijayalakshmi Murali


2015-02-17 08:28

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