Strengthening Viability of Local Media

Together with local partners such as universities and other non-profit organizations, Internews has supported the development of thousands of media outlets worldwide, including radio and television stations, newspapers, mobile news networks, and online news sites. Our support for media outlets includes training staff in advertising sales and station management to ensure that they are financially sound.

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  • Photography Becomes Storytelling for Kenyan Journalists

    Monday, March 3, 2014

    Fifteen Kenyan journalists participated in a National Geographic Photo Camp, conducted in partnership with Internews, to learn how to use photography to document health issues.

    “[Before] for my photo to speak, it had to be accompanied by words,” said Rachel Kibui, a journalist with Nation Media Group, at the end of the camp. “But now, I can take photos that are going to speak for themselves and I’ve found how powerful photography is in terms of telling a story.”

  • Kenyan Journalists to Document Impact of 30 Years of HIV During National Geographic Photo Camp

    Monday, January 27, 2014

    A group of Kenyan storytellers will have the opportunity to document health-related issues during National Geographic Photo Camp Kenya, Feb. 10-15, 2014. The camp is conducted in partnership with Internews, and the group will be mentored by National Geographic contributing photographers Lynn Johnson, Amy Toensing and Matt Moyer.

    The project is part of Internews’ comprehensive four-year Health Media Project, which has been designed to develop a sustained media response to major public health issues in Kenya.