Events

Yangon Journalism School organizes knowledge talks for journalists, usually for half day, on different topics with academics, experts and experienced journalists. Mandalay Journalism School also organizes monthly talks.

Specialized Reporting Trainings

Yangon Journalism School also provides specialized reporting trainings for journalists. Trainings include reporting business and economics, covering public health, reporting elections, reporting extractive industries, reporting natural disasters, reporting fisheries etc. YJS cooperates with organizations working on particular issues for specialized trainings and brings experts as guest speakers. Programs help journalists to gain deeper knowledge and better skills in covering…

Investigative Reporting Training

Investigative Reporting Training at Yangon Journalism School aims to help watchdogs on digging issues related to social justice. School initiated first Investigative Journalism Training in December, 2015 with trainer Phil Thornton, an Australian investigative journalist living in Mae Sot. And second training was conducted in January, 2016 with trainer Malou Mangahas, Executive Director of Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism…

Training for Editors @ Editors’ Retreat

In order to improve the skills of editors and newsroom management in local media offices, Yangon Journalism School started Trainings for Editors or Editors’ Retreats since 2014. YJS brings the editors to out of Yangon. Program includes coaching reporters, hands on editing and other newsroom management tasks. Program accepts usually around 10 editors for eight days long class. YJS…

Feature Writing Training

Feature Writing Training at Yangon Journalism School aims to sharpen the skills of journalists on the craft of writing. Among applicants, usually around 10 journalists are selected for the programs. All participants must produce one feature story each during 10 days of the training. At the end of the program, participants vote for the best stories and…

Basic Journalism Training

Yangon Journalism School provides Journalism 101 programs for young reporters who haven’t received proper basic programs and young people who are keen to join the industry. Basic training includes news writing, interviewing techniques, cultivating sources, basic photojournalism and other aspects of journalism 101. There are two kinds of basic journalism training; 10 days long intensive training for students that…