Internship testimony : Very promising media career

David Lawal multimedia journalist and social media executive tells his tough internship story that has resulted in very promising media career. My six months internship journey started at TELL Communications Limited, publisher of TELL Magazine and BroadStreet Journals in 2011 October. It was seemingly tough managing classes as Deputy Class Rep and later as Class Rep in 2012, when I finished my six months and was told to continue to write for the Magazine. Interns usually run away from my Editor then Mr Salif Atojoko. We thought he was killing…

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Holding fast to the profession of faith

Report by DAYO EMMANUEL “Often times we seek God’s blessings without seeking to do His will. We look for addition without first seeking the kingdom”. These were the words of Lekan Otufodunrin, President of Journalists For Christ (JFC) at the August fellowship of the group in Lagos. Otufodunrin, a media trainer and On-line Editor of The Nation Newspapers added that “it is possible to have the desired breakthroughs but those things are not enough to take us to heaven”. He urged Christian journalists to identify with their faith even in…

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Biblical Journalism: Seven Things The Lord Hates

Lekan Otufodunrin In 1998, while I was Group News Editor of The Punch Newspaper, I established a faith based media group, Journalists for Christ. Among other goals, the organisation was to encourage Christian journalists to live up to the tenets of their faith in the discharge of their duties. We were interested in promoting a biblical basis for the practice of journalism in addition to the code of ethics of the profession which journalists are required to abide with. Every third Saturday of the month, we hold a fellowship at…

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