UN Information Office co-organises training sessions for aspiring journalists

Training sessions for international journalism students of Tashkent’s Uzbek World Languages UniversityThe Journalist Retraining Centre, the UN Information Office and the UNESCO Office in Tashkent teamed up to organise a series of training sessions for international journalism students of Tashkent’s Uzbek World Languages University (UZWSLU) on 17-20 November.

The training sessions sought to boost the potential of aspiring radio journalists and laid emphasis on the specifics of genres, language and art of interactive communication as well as bumper music used by radio channels. The training included interactive exercises and discussions on the role radio journalism and particularly radio hosts play in a civil society.

Trainers involved in the sessions included professionals such as Associate Professor Iroda Ismailova of the Department of International Journalism at UZWSLU, the Editor-in-Chief of the news website anxor.uz, Lobar Islamova, the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of O’zbekiston Radio Channel, Rano Yuldashaliyeva, and the Editor-in-Chief of the Uzbek-language section of Classic FM radio channel, Guli Ikromova.