Media Foundation

Professional Development

Professional Development

Activities in this area are designed to help advance media skills and standards across platforms, producers and users. They include training/workshops, seminars, and conferences. The training courses are fee-based and often customized to meet the needs of the participants.

Besides the regular or basic journalism, communication and media training, the program offers intensive and interdisciplinary workshops and courses, focusing on a range of important media/communication themes of the day that need a deeper personal and professional engagement and that help enhance media skills and knowledge of participants.

In addition, the program encompasses publications aimed at professional development of media workers, producers and users as well as fellowships, self-improvement opportunities and recognition to deserving media/communication practitioners, students, teachers and scholars of media. It also includes new media projects and other innovative activities that speak to the needs of the digital/information age.


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