In preparation for the reopening of schools, MediaAid Foundation has reached a 1-year partnership agreement with the Kreative Mindz Television-KMTV to provide internship opportunities for students of the Peter Quaqua School of Journalism (PQSJ).
KMTV is Liberia’s premier online television that runs variety of live screenings, while the Peter Quaqua School of Journalism-PQSJ is a flagship media school recognized by the United States Government and other International learning institutions in the world.
A statement quotes MediaAid as saying, the yearlong internship program will provide the selected students opportunity to join KMTV on a quarterly basis to further develop their journalism career, mainly in multimedia and other TV news-related programs and international exchanges, as well as build relationship between MediaAid and KMTV both in Liberia and the United States.
The agreement was officially signed Tuesday, 23 June 2020 at KMTV Head Office in Congo Town, Monrovia, with the first 4 selected students being introduced and turned over to the Management.
In a speech to mark the signing ceremony, MediaAid Founder/Executive Director, Titus Tokpah described the internship opportunity as a great “eye-opening” for PQSJ students and the journalism community in Liberia.
Mr. Tokpah acknowledged the effort of KMTV Management in shaping mainstream journalism through creative live broadcasts and hoped the students will get the best practical skills in the television world.
Meanwhile, KMTV Chief Executive Officer, Randall Jackson, assured that his institution is up to the task to drill, build and expose the interns to the new media with current multimedia skills.
The first batch of beneficiaries are, PQSJ Alumnus Ayeason Yeeba, Graduand Emmanuel T.J. Kollie and Trainees Eric F. Gerlay and Angeline Nuah.