Our Services

Media Come Alive Forum (MCAF)

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

Media Clinics (MC)

The aim is to equip media students across institutions with relevant skills which prepare and make them ready army of media practitioners.

Media Awards

The award will be yearly. At present the plan is to hold the award ceremony with the second MCP event (with a possible gala night).

Our Capacity Building initiative has produced adequate rating

As an organisation we have excelled in the field of media capacity building and media training

2000
Media Students Trained
50
Ethical Journalism Pledge
140
Senior Journalists Trained through affiliate Programmes
50
Campus Journalists Reached

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. 70% of the organization’s activities is targeted at students of media, communications and Public Relations while 30% will be focused on upcoming/young media practitioners of 5 years and below.

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

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.

Media Skill Development 95% 95%
Media for Good/Development 50% 50%
Media for Governance/Democracy 50% 50%

Our Team

YINKA OLAITO

Director of Communications and Project

Yinka Olaito , a communications and media specialist who had served as communications and media consultant, trainer for various profits and non profits in Banks, Oil regulatory, NGOS, Printing, Telecoms affiliated companies, United Nations Agencies in Africa and had led Skye Bank Media skills development CSR initiative for media personnel across Nigeria. Yinka Olaito has over 2 decades experience, a decade of this experience had seen him served as a columnist, Op-ed and online writings.
Yinka holds Master of arts degree in Communications, media and public relations of University of Leicester UK,a postgraduate diploma in Public Administration and a bachelor of Arts degree from Delta and Ogun(now olabisi onabanjo) universities. Yinka is a chartered public relations practitioner, trainer and had attended various journalism, global diplomacy, strategic management courses organized by universities of Melbourne Australia, Michingan, Virginia,Northwestern(USA), University of London as well as Thomson Foundation UK

SEYE OLUROTIMI

Communications Manager

Seye is an astute, versatile and passionate business professional with skills in the area of Brand Management, Marketing Communications, Customer Service and Business Strategy. He has about 15 years cumulative work experience(both as a consultant and an in-house practitioner) in different areas of business including Business development, Brand Identity Development &Management, Advertising
Seye is an adjunct lecturer at the department of Mass communications, Lagos State Polytechnic/ Seye holds Master of Communication Arts of Lagos State University Nigeria

HILARY OSUMAN

Deputy Communications Manager

Hilary Osuman is a bilingual communications and media professional with over 8 years’ experience which cuts across working at international civil service, diplomatic, non-profit making and business oriented environments.
Hilary holds Master of arts degree in Communications, media and Public relations from University of leicester, UK and a bachelor degree from Ahmadu Bello University Nigeria

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