The Standard Group has partnered with Aga Khan University to train journalists in a one-year programme targeting young university graduates. The programme has been ongoing with the first batch of trainees having gone through the training at the Standard Media Academy between November 2014 to July 2015. The trainees will have six month of classroom training, then spend the rest of the time working on Standard Group platforms.
The twelve university students selected to join the Standard Media Academy in Nairobi yesterday. [PHOTO: WILBERFORCE OKWIRI/STANDARD]
Mr Shollei said the company has already picked 12 trainees for the programme out of 500 applicants. Aga Khan Graduate School of Media and Communications Dean Michael Meyer termed the programme a wonderful experience for young trainees.
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