2024 MTN Media Innovation Programme (MIP) for Media Practitioners in Nigeria (Funded)

Deadline: April 5, 2024.

The MTN Media Innovation Programme (MIP) is a 6-week long programme spread across six months for media practitioners in the Nigerian space. The programme will increase the knowledge and skill base of the participants and help them understand the changing media landscape, and how to effectively use technology to create impactful media content.

The programme is designed to empower media practitioners with the essential innovative, entrepreneurial, and technical skills to enable them to do their jobs better. The focus on exploring the convergence between ICT and the media could not have come at a better time than now for Nigerian media practitioners, given the existing skill gap in this area.


Fellows will…

  • Learn the requisites for innovation in the media landscape
  • Develop an enhanced grasp of the changing media landscape propelled by ICT
  • Witness improvement in writing and reporting skills
  • Have better insights into the telecommunications and ICT landscape in Nigeria
  • Have a greater understanding of how the ICT & Telecoms industry in Nigeria work and the role of MTN Nigeria in the mix
  • Be equipped to take advantage of existing legitimate means to monetize their skills in a fast-changing media landscape

Every participant will experience improved knowledge in three broad areas:

  1. The Telecoms industry
  2. Media Innovation
  3. Writing & Reporting


  • To stir innovation and equip media practitioners with improved ways of practice and create sustainability in the industry
    • 33 Days in Class
      • All accepted candidates will spend 33 days in class in the course of the training.
    • 7 Days in South Africa
      • An all expense paid trip to SouthAfrica for a 7 days training.
    • 1 Day in MTN Nigeria Headquarters
      • Candidates will be tutored at the MTN Nigeria Headquarters and MTN Group Headquarters.
    • 1 Industry Visits and Tours
      • A one day training at the Innovation Hub.

Apply through the OFFICIAL LINK

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