Rinat Akhmetov's Foundation for Development of Ukraine together with the Association of Press Publishers organize three workshops for the students of Bogdan Khmelnitskiy Cherkasy National University and local journalists. The workshops will take place on October 17, 2013 as part of the “Modern Education” program.
Graduates of the “Digital Future of Journalism” Project will Hold Workshops in Cherkasy
Topics of the workshops:
1. Using video in news sites;
2 . Writing copy for news sites;
3 . Promoting online and traditional media in social networks.
The workshops will be held by Olga Simanovich (a journalist at TV Channel "STB” and a media coach), Azad Safarov (a journalist at TV Channel 5), Oksana Trokoz (a journalist of TV Channel 5 and Zhitomir.info online publication) Mikhaylina Skoryk (the head of the website resources department of TV Channel Ukraine and a media coach). All coaches have completed the “Digital Future of Journalism” course (a joint project of Rinat Akhmetov's Foundation for Development of Ukraine and Mohyla School of Journalism of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy).
After the workshops there will be a round table discussion on “Methods of Interaction Between Universities and Mass Media.” How to Use This Opportunity in Cherkassy?"
The purpose of the workshop and round table discussion is provide the students of Cherkasy National University with the knowledge and skills that are essential for the daily work of a journalist, to establish cooperation between the university and mass media of Cherkasy region in order to organize internship for the students, and increase their chances for employment after the graduation.
Bogdan Khmelnitskiy Cherkasy National University is a partner of Rinat Akhmetov's Foundation for Development of Ukraine in the "Digital Media at Universities” project and another project implemented jointly with SCM Group called “Passport of Profession.” Starting this academic year, multimedia journalism course at the university will be taught in compliance with the professional standards developed by mass media representatives.