Training on use of mobile phones in developing content for radio programming by community radios

© Shibata Masakazu
Media practitioners from community radio in Kenya

UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa is organizing a one day joint mentoring training session with Frontline SMS - SOCIAL IMPACT LABCOMMUNITY INTEREST for community radio practitioners in Tigania, Meru, Kenya. The training will enable the radio stations to learn more about their listeners and allow the audience to have a more active voice in radio programming.
This event will focus on the use of mobile phones by correspondents for interviewing and reporting, management of daily contacts, development of mobile friendly content and usage of related broadcasting softwares i.e. office suits (FOSS) and Frontline SMS.

This training is part of UNESCO’s on-going three year project of empowering local radio with Information and Communication Technologies in 4 community radio stations in Kenya.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 28.05.2013 08:00 local time
End 28.05.2013 16:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Du Toit, Jaco
Organizer UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa
Contact Jaco DuToit (
Country Kenya
City Tigania
Venue Mug’ ambo Jwetu Radio Station
Street P.O Box 129 Kianjai, Tigania, Kenya
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 7
Official Website
Link 1 Community Media
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