AAJA-Asia offers training on digital journalism skills [Asia Pacific]

Posted on Dec 9, 2022 in Digital Journalism

Experienced journalists working in Asia can join a network to become certified digital tools trainers.

In partnership with the Google News Initiative (GNI), AAJA-Asia is providing free training and outreach to journalists in Asia looking to improve their reporting skills and employ the latest digital tools in their newsgathering, fact-checking, reporting and storytelling. The AAJA-Asia Training Network currently comprises 25 certified trainers who can train in English and 12 Asian languages, and is looking to add new trainers to its network.

Selected participants will attend an exclusive series of train-the-trainer sessions in January 2023 that will certify them to lead workshops on using online tools (including Google tools) for reporting and help elevate the skills of journalists across the region.

Two modules are open for certification: Digital Tools and Fact-Checking & Source Verification.

Interested applicants must have at least five years of experience in journalism and be active AAJA members by the time the first train-the-trainer session starts.

Apply by Dec. 31.