Ghanaian sports Journalists have been advised to take advantage of digital journalism.
As part of an effort to help equip its members with the techniques in digital journalism and the advantages that comes with it, the Sports Writers Association of Ghana [SWAG] in partnership with MTN Ghana organized a one day capacity building exercise for journalists in Accra on Thursday, August 5.
Participants who were elated with knowledge and skill acquired were particularly taken through Digi SWAG,the importance of Digital and Multimedia Journalism, Channel creation, Channel security, Channel optimization, Mobile coverage, Mobile editing suite, Publishing, Scheduled publishing, Organic growth, increased post activities etc.
SWAG President, Kwabena Yeboah indicated that his leadership will not only be remembered for the ritual SWAG Awards but also to build the capacity of sports journalist across Ghana. He eulogized MTN for the long standing relationship with SWAG collaborating in many events especially the SWAG Awards.
Mr. Nash Odoi from MTN Corporate reiterated on the long standing mutual and beneficial relationship between MTN and SWAG. As MTN goes fully digital in 2025, the company would want to grow into the exciting future with SWAG and Journalists as a whole, hence happy to be part of the capacity building program on how SWAG members can utilize digital tools.
SWAG, the mother body of Sports Journalists in Ghana has had a long-standing relationship with MTN, headline sponsor of the SWAG Awards. MTN has over the years demonstrated its commitment to investing in the development of Journalists in Ghana. This is evident in the company’s partnerships with media associations such as Ghana Journalists Association, PRINPAG and other institutions including SWAG.