Ultimate Media Consult, US mission Uganda offer Multimedia and Digital Skills to Journalists, Journalism Lecturers and Students

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When talking about successful partnerships one can’t fail to mention one between the US Mission Uganda Chapter and Ultimate Media Consult who have teamed up  provide multimedia and digital skills training to journalist, lectures and journalism students

 

Tony Kunjawa US spokesperson in Uganda( second left) speaking to students during training session in the UCU media lab        

      

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Ms. Dorothy Nanyonga Assistant spokesperson US Mission Uganda while addressing the class journalism said that “i would ask Mr. Semakula to invite me again to share my experience with the third year students”.

Ms Dorothy Nanyonga talking to the trainees at UCU.

Ms. Dorothy Nanyonga Assistant spokesperson at the US embassy Uganda talking about their partnership with Ultimate Media Consult in skilling the masses in multimedia.

watch the video below.

Nanyonga addressing the class

This journey that begun in 2019 has seen the team train many students from various universities like Islamic University In Uganda (IUIU) Mbale, Cavendish, Kampala International University(KIU), Uganda Christian, university (UCU) plus several journalists from various media houses.

Team leader Gerald Businge talking about the journey, relevance, vision and mission of Ultimate Media Consult in championing multimedia and digital skills training all over the country.

Mr. Gerald Businge  team leader Ultimate Media Consult with the  help of MS Dorothy Nanyonga  the information’s assistant at the US Embassy Uganda both said that ,there was need to equip journalists, lectures and media students with multimedia skills. Th is is to enable them tell stories in formats that users can access on computers and phones while remaining safe and secure .

Indeed the tireless efforts of the Ultimate media team are clearly displayed in the way they interact with their learners ,its all about making the person you train understand and put into practice what they are taught believes Gerald.

In his remarks Tony kunjawa the US Embassy spokesperson said “their core purpose is to communicate US society, values and culture to their different working environments here in Uganda”. They do it in various ways of funding different projects like education and trainings programs hence the funding of Ultimate media consult.

Mr. Tony Kunjawa talking about the work of the US Mission in Uganda while at Uganda Christian University.

Mr. Edward Tumwine  the training and mentor-ship manager said “they believe that to empower the journalists, train the one who trains journalists”. A job they have been successfully doing for the past three years

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