ISLAMABAD: Capital University of Science and Technology and DBTV.LIVE have organized a week training in mobile journalism for students to equip them with modern techniques and skills of media to meet the current days challenges. As many as fifty students took part in the training and termed it a key step to empower people through information.
Vice- Chairman DBTV.LIVE, Mr. HabibUllah Dadabouy said that MOJO is the future of journalism in Pakistan and perhaps this is the right time to invest in the right opportunity. He added that the basic idea behind conducting MOJO Trainings at different universities is to bridge the gap between the corporate and academia.
It may be recalled that CUST and DBTV.LIVE have inked a MOU to provide training to students in field of journalism especially in MOJO.
Associate Dean, Directorate of Corporate Linkages & Head Entrepreneurship Development Center, CUST Ansar Rajput said that the MOU between CUST and DB TV opens doors of many opportunities particularly entrepreneurial opportunities for students and alumni of CUST in the areas of journalism and content creation.
Chief Executive Officer of DBTV.LIVE, Amir Jahangir said that mobile Journalism (MOJO) will enable students to work on their own, while students can enjoy creativity and ease of capturing being own boss”. He encouraged students to start their own media ventures and register their companies. He further said, “Students should think of working through their own companies in collaboration with media entities and channels rather than becoming job seekers after completing education.” He maintained that this batch of MOJO practitioners should become the new breed mediapreneurs.
General Manager DBTV.LIVE, Bakhtawar Mahmood said the use of traditional media is declining due to emergence of new technology. She said “Learning Mobile Journalism using the simplest equipment and delivering the task with minimum resources at the shortest possible time will make the MOJO practitioners the leading human resource for media industry in the coming days.”
Published in The Balochistan Point on August 6, 2019