Media Production and Newsroom Management Course

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June 2024

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MPN008 24 Jun 2024 - 5 Jul 2024 10 days Cape Town, South Africa $4,400 Register
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June 2024

24 Jun - 5 Jul 2024
10 days
Cape Town
I Want To See More Dates...

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

Request Custom Schedule

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


The goal of this course is to offer knowledge that will allow participants not only to understand, but also to adapt and create work processes that will make your newsroom more modern, and to learn how to manage it to make your more competitive in a digital environment.

There are many challenges ahead of the media in this digital world we live and work in. This course is designed to introduce you to the processes and ways of structuring and running small or big newsrooms. The processes of work are changing, and so are the requirements of the audience. New technologies impose a different way and dynamics of production and your work needs to adapt to it. In this course you will get to know about ideas and trends in the media industry, and you will learn and assess whether you can apply some of it in your newsrooms.


10 Days

Target audience

         Communication officers



         News Editors

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Course Objectives

At the end of this IRES training course, you will learn how to:

  • Understand the fundamental principles of journalism and media production.
  • Apply ethical and legal considerations in media production.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using industry-standard media equipment and software.
  • Produce and edit high-quality audio, video, and written content.
  • Manage newsroom operations effectively, including editorial decision-making, team coordination, and distribution strategies.
  • Adapt to emerging media technologies and trends.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Media and Communications

Module 2: Media Convergence

Module 3: Integrated Newsroom

Module 4: Newsroom culture

Module 5: Multimedia Reporting

Module 6: Developing skills and management

Module 7: Writing for Electronic Media

Module 8:Telecommunication Law and Regulation

Module 9: Sight, Sound and Motion

Module 10: Ethics and Problems in Mass Communications

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Course Administration Details:


The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]

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