Pilot Training Programme in Trinidad Completed
October 10, 2010 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM), in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Publishers’ and Broadcasters’ Association (TTPBA) and the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) with support from Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has completed delivery of a comprehensive pilot training programme entitled “New Journalism for a New Age.”
In Trinidad, there were 15 participating journalists from the mainstream print and broadcast media during the face-to-face sessions led by veteran journalists such as Lennox Grant, Jones P. Madeira, Raoul Pantin, Tony Fraser, David Renwick, Mark Wilson, Marina Salandy-Brown, Garfield King, Colleen Holder, Mark Lyndersay and Vernon Khelawan.
Participants were joined, for the purpose of the online component delivered by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, by 11 journalists from Tobago and other practitioners from countries such as Jamaica, Barbados, Dominica, Sint Maarten, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda and Guyana.
The programme was developed in the context of the changing domestic and international mass media landscape, technological developments, new professional demands and emerging developmental issues.
Read full official press release (pdf): Pilot training programe in Trinidad completed