ABOUT MERSA MEDIA INSTITUTE

MERSA Media Institute is a nonprofit media policy think tank. We work to help create vibrant, responsible and independent media, professional unions and education centers through research, capacity building and institutional support in Africa. We are based in Washington, D.C. and work in sub-Saharan Africa, with particular emphasis on Ethiopia. We believe free and independent media are lifelines to the development of peaceful, prosperous, and democratic societies.

Why Support Ethiopian Media Institution​s?​

The fundamental question many are asking is how to build a stable, peaceful and prosperous Ethiopia where diversity of views, identities and interests are respected and engrained in public discourse facilitated by a professional and responsible media.

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Why Support Ethiopian Media Institution​s?

The fundamental question many are asking is how to build a stable, peaceful and prosperous Ethiopia where diversity of views, identities and interests are respected and engrained in public discourse facilitated by a professional and responsible media.

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Audio journalism and production trainer

Audio journalism and production trainer Call for Application Job Title: Audio journalism and production trainer Type of Contract: Individual ContractRequired number of candidates:  1Language Required: English and AmharicDeadline for Application: May 24, 2024 Tailor made trainings matter! Do you want to contribute to the betterment of journalism in Ethiopian media and boost your skills as a trainer? Studies conducted by Mersa Media Institute (MMI) in partnership with DW Akademie indicated significant gaps in competency and skills in the media workforce and