Journalists from across Online, Print, Radio and Television News organisations in Nigeria, Friday, November 3, 2017, gathered at the Raddison Blu Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, for a Capacity Building Workshop put up by the British Council, Nigeria.
According to the British Council Nigeria, the workshop was held to enhance the skills and knowledge of Nigerian media practitioners to enable them deliver competently, as well as position themselves for opportunities within and outside the media industry,
In attendance at the educative workshop were BBC Journalist, Peter Okwoche, who spoke on Collaborations in the Media Space; Lampe Omoyele of 141 Worldwide & Lucent Consulting Company, who spoke on Personal Branding for Journalists; Lucy Pearson of British Council, Nigeria, who spoke on the Overview of British Council; Maria Williams of British Council, Nigeria, who spoke on Child Protection and Chinenye Ughelu of British Council, Nigeria, who spoke on Human Resource Management: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
Others were Louise Edwards of British High Commission in Nigeria, who spoke on Working Together with Journalists; Abasiama Idaresit of Wildfussion Nigeria, who spoke on Online Content Optimisation for Journalists and Lauratu Umar Abdulsalam of Palladium who spoke on Conflict Sensitive Journalism.
Media practioners present at the workshop were Journalists from Vanguard, Channels Television, The Nation, Nigerian Tribune, Daily Independent, Silverbird Television, Nigeria’s first digital diplomacy magazine, the diplomaticwatch.com, represented by the Editor, Ikenna Asomba, among others.