iJourno Africa, a non-profit new media training organization has held its second 2021 data journalism training for student journalists in Accra.
The one-day free training program which was held at the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Ghana in partnership with, Radio Univers on Saturday, 10 July, 2021 featured 25 participants and was aimed at equipping them with the relevant skills in using data and digital tools in news writing and storytelling.
The media organization has nurtured students and other media practitioners to use data analysis to educate and inform the public about running and developing news stories.
Trainers at the workshop included Bernard Avle, General Manager at Citi FM/Citi TV, Jonas Nyabor, the coordinator for iJourno Africa and Yaw Owusu Antwi, Digital Media Designer at Citi FM/Citi TV.
Participants expressed gratitude to the organizers for enriching and enhancing their knowledge in Data analysis and data journalism.
“I want to thank the organizers for this, it was really impactful and i learnt a lot,” A participant said