So, you want to be a journalist?

So, you want to be a journalist?

The Occupational Certificate (OC), accredited by the QCTO, allows graduates to be work-ready, both for big media concerns, small companies and in government, where the need to communicate timeously with citizens is crucial. Having worked to develop it with SANEF to produce and pilot the qualification, fraycollege is ready to equip the journalists of tomorrow.

fraycollege launches Advanced Media Management Course

fraycollege launches Advanced Media Management Course

In line with its commitment to supporting excellence in media management, fraycollege has launched an Advanced Media Management Course aimed at developing leadership at media organisations across the globe.

The development of the Advanced Media Management Course was supported by the F&PM SETA. It boasts real-time learning experiences from facilitators who are experts in their respective fields.

Africa Day: New Ways to tell Africa’s stories

Africa Day: New Ways to tell Africa’s stories

To commemorate and celebrate Africa Day this year, fraycollege hosted a webinar titled: New Ways to tell Africa’s stories, with a focus on how new mediums of communication, like TikTok, Documentation, Podcasting, and Virtual Reality, and how they are used as tools to tell African stories and control our own African narrative.

#JournalismTalks: Journalism Under Digital Siege

#JournalismTalks: Journalism Under Digital Siege

The theme for Press Freedom Day this year was “Journalism under Digital Siege”. It looked at issues regarding media censorship and the harassment and violation of journalists’ rights. The fraycollege #JournalismTalks Twitter Space, hosted by Fray on May 5th, aimed to understand and touch on the transparency of digital platforms, empowering citizens with media and informed literacy and media viability.

#Journalism Talks: Reporting Religion

#Journalism Talks: Reporting Religion

In April this year, millions celebrated Passover and Easter, and are participating in Ramadan. Faith plays an integral part in the lives of many Africans, influencing their art, culture, and way of life. However, the practice of faith is largely absent in mainstream media, which has one asking the question: is religious coverage not really a story enough?

#JournalismTalks: Trust and Sustainability in the Media

#JournalismTalks: Trust and Sustainability in the Media

Trust is part and parcel of a healthy media ecosystem, said International Press Institute (IPI) chair Khadija Patel. Patel was speaking on a panel looking at trust and sustainability. The Twitter Space was hosted by fraycollege CEO Paula Fray who was joined by Professor and Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town, Herman Wasserman, News24 Assistant Breaking News Editor Sheldon Morias and Sonny Swe, founder and CEO of Frontier Myanmar.