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  • Posted: Apr 8, 2022
    Deadline: May 7, 2022
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    Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.
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    Call for Trainers and Consultants for journalists, newsrooms and media organisations

    Scope of Service and Work

    The successful consultants and trainers will be required to undertake the following roles;

    1. Review the target newsroom structures and working systems
    2. Provide an analysis of the technical, capacity needs and legal support the target newsroom needs
    3. Propose and recommend the best approach and support that target newsroom requires
    4. Implement the key strategies identified and agreed upon in tandem with the legal support approach developed
    5. Provide guidelines on building strong editorial systems that would enhance media freedom
    6. Enhance media managers capacity of surveying their audiences to support content diversity across various platforms
    7. Outline, design and implement various business models that would promote independence, increase diverse financial streams and strengthen its offerings to their audiences
    8. Work with the legal consultants to develop guides, tool kits and editorial policies for the newsrooms identified

    Key Outputs and deliverables

    1. A detailed overview of the technical, structural and needs capacity of the target newsroom
    2. A detailed work plan and course of action to build the capacity of the target newsroom
    3. Progress reports on project’s development and impact
    4. Capacity and course outline of the curriculum for the target newsroom
    5. Timesheets of one-on-one capacity newsroom engagements
    6. A curriculum handbook

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Proven experience and competence of having worked in a newsroom having risen to the rank of being a media manager
    • Be of good repute in the industry in the selected target countries
    • Demonstrate adequate understating of the media landscape of the target countries one is applying for
    • An understanding of the media legal framework for the selected target countries will be an added advantage
    • A proven track record of having undertaken similar assignments

    Required skills and experience

    • A seasoned journalist with over 5 years’ experience in management
    • Experience in media capacity building for journalists
    • Capacity building of newsrooms
    • An undergraduate education
    • A relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
    • Active membership with a journalist’s association will be an added advantage

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