Application Due Date: September 7th 2019

In an age where audiences are bombarded with limitless digital.
material, with which standard media kinds need to complete, journalism.
has no option however to be interesting and engaging. Such fascinating times.
summon a various kind of storytelling; mesmerizing, enganging in.
resilient depth, with significant styles and problems that outlive the.
short lived news cycle.

The future of journalism is pegged on the capability to inform stories.
that inform and captivate; provoke and motivate. Stories that link.
deeply with our hopes and inmost goals, in addition to stories that.
speak with the heart of our stress and anxieties and abiding worries. The future likewise.
needs of media to recenter their methods on the fundamental.
concepts of journalism anchored on sustainable ingenious structures.
to provide engaging journalism.

Advances in information analytics, expert system, visual art.
kinds, text, video, photography, animation, virtual and increased.
truth have actually put at the disposal of reporters extraordinary power to.
engage a variety of audiences in a shared experience.

The Development Centre ( IC- Media Futures) of the Graduate.
School of Media and Interaction of Aga Khan University is accepting.
applications from writers, authors, visual artists, cartoonists,.
illustrators, information analytics professionals, information researchers,.
professional photographers, videographers, graphic designers, coders, developers and.
animators who want to work as group to develop engaging and.
engaging multimedia jobs on crucial social, ecological,.
financial problems in the East Africa area.

The leading 3 ingenious concepts will exist to a choice.
panel. The winning group will sign up with the Development Center accelerator.
program as Innovators-in-Residence for a duration of 6-12 months throughout.
which they will be offered with resources consisting of mentorship,.
training, training, a start-up grant and collaboration, to even more.
establish their concept into a feasible and sustainable company of item.
The innovators-in-residence will form an environment of innovators that.
will work carefully with our network coaches and coaches who will work.
along with them to facilitate their expedition of brand-new ingenious.

The applications need to be sent as a group.

Core proficiencies needed:

  1. Ought to show a trustworthy concept in media development with particular concentrate on the procedure, item, material and company design.
  2. Ought to show the individuality of the concept and its contribution to media practicality.
  3. Needs to supply a possible work strategy total with short-term objectives,.
    turning points and timelines for the execution of the development.
  4. Candidates need to be technically smart and show an.
    comprehending on how to make use of innovation to cultivate media development.
  5. Needs to show strong organizational abilities and need to be a.
    self-starter with the capability to determine, focus on and carry out.
    jobs and tasks with very little guidance.
  6. Capability to work and work together in a varied neighborhood of innovators and show virtues of a group gamer.

Function and duties of the innovators-in-residence.

  1. To work as a group to establish an organisation case for the ingenious job that thinks about the work strategy and spending plan.
  2. To work carefully with the Development Center group, fitness instructors and.
    coaches to conceptualise, launch and handle the development job.
  3. Participate in trainings and workshops on choose subjects assisted in by the Development Center.
  4. Participate in and recommendations at upgrade conferences both on an ad-hoc and month-to-month.
    basis to evaluate and track the development of the development job.
  5. Offer positive feedback on the accelerator services, trainings and workshops.
  6. Participate in occasions arranged by the Development Center to network with.
    financiers, partners, innovators and other stakeholders to supply.
    insights into the development procedures and experiences.

To Find Out More:

See the Authorities Web Page of the Aga Khan University Media Development Center’s Accelerator Program 2020

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