Press Release - World Journalism Institute to Hold Pan-African Workshop

Mar 26, 2008

New York, N.Y.—The World Journalism Institute has announced that it will hold the first ever pan-African workshop for African Christian journalists January 17 – 23, 2009.

The weeklong workshop will be held on the campus of the African Bible University ( outside of Kampala, Uganda.

Open to all African Christian journalists, the workshop will comprise of lectures, seminars, discussion and individual attention for the participants. The institute will bring America journalists and educators to ABC for the workshop. As teachers are arranged, information will be posted on the institute web site (

The workshop fee is $100 (USD), and includes housing and meals on campus, workshop materials and tuition. Attendees are responsible for transportation to and from ABU.

Applicants must be proficient in English and complete the application requirements as listed on the institute website.

WJI Director Robert Case said, “For years we have been getting inquiries from African Christian journalists for training and encouragement. The time seems right for us to go to Africa and offer our program in an accessible way.”

For more information:

Kimberly Collins

World Journalism Institute

350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1500

New York, NY 10118


For more information:

World Journalism Institute