(MENAFN- The Peninsula) The Peninsula
Doha: As a step towards successful media coverage of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Aljazeera Media Institute launched a number of specialized training courses in sports journalism, within its program for the year 2022.
Eman Al Amri Director of Aljazeera Media Institute told The Peninsula that these courses include: sports analysis, sports commentary, sports journalist, sports photography, sports reporter, and sports news monitoring workshop, among others. In an interview with The Peninsula, she added these courses and workshops are provided by experts in Al Jazeera network and specialists in sports journalism from around the world.
Al Amri said,“During the period from January to June of this year, the Institute organized 260 training courses, benefiting 2,724 trainees, among them 973 Qatari trainees.”
Regarding the training courses offered by the institute since it was launched in February 2004, and the number of beneficiaries, she said,“Since its establishment more than 18 years ago, the Institute has provided more than 5,800 training courses, in which more than 66,671 trainees of different nationalities, ages and cultures participated.”
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As for Qataris who benefited from these courses, she noted that the number of Qatari trainees who have benefited from the Institute's courses since its establishment until today has reached more than 22,476 trainees,' she said talking to The Peninsula.
The Institute has an e-learning platform that has reached over 210,000 trainees, she said, adding that most of these took courses covering various disciplines related to the profession of journalism, either in editing and writing, or related to presentation and voice skills, or digital media.
Aljazeera Media Institute was established in 2004 with the aim of developing the skills and talents of Al Jazeera staff, believing in the necessity of keeping pace with the continuous development in methods, and media technology, Al Amri pointed out.
Later with the accumulation of experiences and expertise and the development of the Al Jazeera network, which has become one of the most important media outlets in the world, we had to transfer our pioneering experience to the rest of the journalistic workers in Qatar and the Arab world, she added.
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