6 Nov. 2021, Yirol; NPC South Sudan on Saturday started two days of Training in Yirol community Radio on basic journalism and code of conduct, gender-responsive reporting in Yirol West County, Lakes State.
At the opening remarks of the event of the In-house training, the Deputy executive director Mr. Dut Mayor Jong said that without journalists there will be no development and for a country to progress there is a need for journalists and the media to do the required work.
He appreciates the initiative brought by NPC-SS and the work done by the Journalists in the county for informing and educating the community on relevant information required.
Mr. Bullen Kenyi Yatta, the chairperson of National Press Club South Sudan (NPC-SS) said the training is to ensure that journalist conduct their work professionally in a conducive working environment since nobody intends to work in challenges.
Bullen said radio is a tool for development through the information disseminated. Therefore, he urged the reporters to open up their minds in learning such knowledge to improve their professional strength in Journalism.
On his part, the station manager of the community Radio Mr. John Ruei Kulang said that there’s a need for such training to be extended for more period of time so that a lot of areas are covered that are relevant to credibly inform the community in a professional manner on the community Radio.
This training is one among the other training conducted in four other Community Radio Stations in South Sudan covered by the
National Press Club to build their capacities to ethically report on Gender issues and scripting production of gender-related programs that later will be aired on the Radios to educate the communities.