Islamabad- A week-long training workshop on ‘Television Newsroom Management, Workflow and News,’ organised jointly by the Mishal Pakistan and the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) ended here Friday.
The workshop noted that journalists should ensure responsibility and professional standards in the age of internet media, a news release said on Friday.
Topics include visual grammar, end-to-end visual chain, planning a package, writing script for visuals, post-production, and journalism ethics and regulation. Collaboration of NUML and Mishal Pakistan seeks to train and educate not only journalists and reporters but the faculty of media studies of the university.
This is to enhance the capacity of the teaching staff, making them aware of current trends and issues in Television Newsroom Management, Workflow and News. More than 20 faculty members participated in the week-long training session.
Brigadier Tahir Mehmood (ISPR), Federal Secretary, Saleem Ranjha, Chief Executive Officer of Mishal Pakistan, Amir Jahangir, Founder and President of Agahi, Puruesh Chaudhary and Youth leader, Social Activist & Entrepreneur Farzana Yaqoob graced various sessions as Guest of Honours.
The lead trainer, Tahir Dhindsa, Director News and Current Affairs DBT, at the inaugural session said, “The people who are legitimately attempting to deliver honest news are really facing a tough, uphill climb.’
Shabbir Wahgra an Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist, Blogger & Documentary Producer, working with PTV World and Asadullah khan, who help launched several satellite television channels of Pakistan also conducted a workshop .
Mishal Pakistan is playing its part in promoting media ethics through various initiatives involving journalists and media houses.
The team Mishal has more than 20 years of experience in news management and media development, editing and organizational leadership at the national level.
Mishal has the credit of training more than 3000 journalists on various verticals of journalism in socio-economic and political spheres.