A four month mentorship program me sponsored by the United States of America Embassy will see a group of female students from the school of journalism and mass communication (SoJMC) benefit . The program me was launched on 8th June and its main purpose is to equip the journalism students with necessary skills needed in the field of journalism.
The selected students will also have a rare opportunity of being mentored by top women journalists in the country who will take them through what it takes to be in the newsroom and the lime light.
Mr. Ndeti the Director SoJMC applauded the Embassy for such an initiative saying the program me will motivate other students and it will also be extended to other programs in the college of humanities and social sciences.
Author at capita FM Ms. Olive Burrows encouraged the students to work hard and to also prepare to work in a versatile environment.
Ms. Rachael Nakitare a Career broadcast journalist with Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) urged the participant to embrace the spirit of teamwork; since in the media industry you have to work with other players like cameramen, script writers among others.
The mentorship program was launched at the Tribe Hotel, Village Market.