WAN-IFRA, in cooperation with the Al-Rai and Al Ghad newspapers in Jordan, held the first two training sessions for over 20 women journalists working at the two newspapers on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 December as part of Women in the News project The training was also attended by Fatemah Farag, Women in News Director in the MENA.
The first day of the training focused on how to create a career roadmap, time management and priorities; the second day focused on understanding the media scene, new trends and organizational structure and behavior. The training hosted Assem Al Bassal, Managing Director of Mubasher Media International and experienced journalist, and Fatma Kheir, founder of Women for Media Network and media trainer specialized in online journalism.
The training took place at the offices of Al Rai and Al Ghad newspapers in Amman. It aimed at introducing prominent leaders to the difference between leadership and management, how to deal with long-term strategies, forethinking and planning, and identifying the various administrative activities that support and influence the newsroom and understand gender issues that are related to management.