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YOUNG MEDIA LEADERS FORUM

Young Media Leaders equips Emirates-based youth with knowledge and skills to develop careers in print journalism, photojournalism, digital media and broadcast journalism as emerging leaders in UAE media.

Preparing Our Youth for Future Media Careers: The View from the Industry

April 04, 2021 at 5 p.m. UAE Time


Accelerating disruptions in the traditional media landscape have presented communications industries with new challenges, foremost of which is the preparation of young communicators for future careers in this sector. The panel hosts professionals from the communications industry who will share their insights about key competencies and skills young media practitioners need to possess in order to chart paths of successful careers in the media market. The range of knowledge areas to be discussed in the panel extends from digital content creation to visual storytelling to multi-platforming to data analytics.

Topic: Preparing Our Youth for Future Media Careers: View from the Industry
Speakers: Jessy El Murr, Jamal Al Mawed and Joe Lipscombe
Moderator:  Maryam Wissam Al Dabbagh
Dates: April 04, 2021
Time: 5pm UAE Time

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Media Voices From the Pandemic

15th March 2021 at 5 p.m. UAE Time


Young Media Leaders equips Emirates-based youth with knowledge and skills to develop careers in print journalism, photojournalism, digital media and broadcast journalism as emerging leaders in UAE media.

Media Voices From the Pandemic

Two leading journalists, one international (Richard Quest of CNN) and another regional (Faisal Abbas of Arab News), will share their views on the role of media in fighting the pandemic. Sharing their experiences with how the pandemic has affected media professionals and organizations, the two will discuss both the challenges and opportunities of their roles in these extraordinary circumstances.

Topic: Media Voices From the Pandemic
Speakers: Richard Quest & Faisal J. Abbas
Dates: 15th March 2021
Time: 5pm UAE Time

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