Young people use wide range of social media platforms to engage with their tailored audience. The workshop, conducted by Community Media Training Organisation (CMTO), aimed at exploring such media platforms aimed in creating and distributing innovative, informative and fun stories.
It’s always important to talk ore comfortably in front of the audience. The journalist often struggle to decide the preferred mode of communication. With the technological development and the arrival of numerous media platforms, it becomes more challenging.
Surprisingly 88% of Australian use smartphone (extracted from Digital Australia) which is highest in the world. There are many social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Webinars, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Soundcloud, Website, Instagram which is used nowadays to engage more and leave a long-lasting impression.
The Community Media Training Organisation (CMTO) is a registered training organisation which delivers management and media training. They specialise in developing and delivering courses in broadcast and production, as well as training for managers and board members of community radio stations and works with media and training organisations around Australia and the world consulting on high quality effective training techniques and best practice in e-learning. The Pathways courses are a great way to kickstart the training. Courses are short, one-day sessions with no assessment and give you the opportunity to sample CMTO training before you decide to enrol in a nationally-recognised qualification. CMTO also hosts free webinars for community broadcasters on a range of topics including fundraising, grant writing, sponsorship and social media strategy. These are also able to view on their website. The CMTO has developed an In-House Training Kit for use at your station. It covers everything from Media Law to Presentation and includes session plans for trainers and resources for students and customisable templates. The CMTO can customise courses for people who use media skills in their jobs and support you through delivering both mentoring and training services. They can work with your organisations to develop resources, including online courses, to suit your media training and management needs. To know more about the organisation, have a look at their website http://www.cmto.org.au/