Welcome to Africa Foundation For Young Media Professionals

Africa Foundation For Young Media Professionals is a media skills/career development organization based in Nigeria with projected regional and operational country  offices across Africa

Our Services

Media Come Alive Forum

Media Come Alive forum is a bi-annual media development platform.The purpose is to create an avenue for discussing, crucial and global issues in different genres of media

Sustainable Journalism

Building capacity and promoting benefits and value in Sustainable Journalism for global development

Media Capacity development for Media and Communications Students

this is a capacity development platform targeted at media, Communication students in varied institutions

Entrepreneurial Journalism

This is targeted at start up online news media entrepreneurs

. Women in Journalism start-ups(WIJS)

this programme is aimed at developing and encouraging young women who aspire to become mediaprenuers with relevant resources and capacity development opportunities

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our Project on DEI, (Diversity, Equity, and inclusion) is majorly focused on increasing the visibility of marginalized voices in the media. This project runs fellowship and media capacity developments which prepare and equip next generation of media practitioners to become champion of this.

Who are We

Africa Foundation For Young Media Professionals is a media skills/career development organization based in Nigeria with projected regional and operational country offices across Africa

Our Continental Scope
Africa Foundation for Young Media Professionals is a Pan African non- profit initiative established to raise the standard of media professional practice in Africa beginning from Nigeria. It is entirely a Media Skill Development, Mentoring, Debate, Awards and discussion platform with the aim of creating budding raw materials that will equip the upcoming and middle level/established media professionals in Africa media industry.

Our organization’s activities are targeted toward Young and Early Career Media practitioners of 5 years and below, students of media, communications and Public Relations.

The headquarters is based in Nigeria with projected offices in Nairobi Kenya, Johannesburg South Africa and New York USA.

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Operations(Strategy, tactics)

Form alliances with credible media, Media skills development organizations in planning, execution, marketing of the projects and services.

 Build alliances with different media student associations especially in tertiary institutions in Nigeria and Africa for ease of project planning, execution especially for media clinics.

Our Team

Yinka Olaito

Yinka Olaito

Executive Director

Yinka Olaito is a Media and communications specialist. With 25 years postgraduate experience, Yinka has served as independent Journalist, communications consultant,Global advocate for women and girls issues among others. With track records in diplomacy, governance,public policy analysis, stakeholders relations, campaign, advocacy management, Media and Public Relations and a media trainer, Yinka holds MA degree in Media, Communications and Public Relations from the University of Leicester UK, postgraduate diploma in Public Administration coupled with training certificates in global diplomacy, content management, strategic management, Public Policy, gender sensitive governance etc. Yinka shares his opinion at www. yinkaolaito.com

Busola Oladunjoye

Busola Oladunjoye

Programme/M&E Officer

has over 6 years’ experience in programe communications, monitoring research and evaluations. She had served with United Nations Information Centre as well as Leap Africa. Busola speaks French and English fluently. Busola holds two masters degrees: Master in Public Adminstration and Masters of Art in Foreign Language and Literature (French)

Shanu Olakunle

Shanu Olakunle

Programme/Project Leads

has over 15 years’ experience in project and programme management. His experience cuts across education institutions and student recruitment. He holds Bsc in Mass Communications from Olabis Onabanjo University and Masters in Business Administration from University of Lagos.

Flourish Oladipupo

Flourish Oladipupo

Head finance and Admin

is an excellent facilitator, finance and admin professional with over 25 years’ experience which cuts across Education, Banking and nonprofit sectors. He holds BSc Accounting from Ogun State University, Now Olabisi Onabanjo University and Masters in Business Administration from Obafemi Awolowo University.