From the 4th to the 7th of September Penza will host I All-Russian Youth Media Forum “mediaACCENT”. The forum will embrace young journalists, university students, high-school students and those willing to develop professional skills in the media sphere. It is expected that Penza will welcome 200 people from the whole country; the registration takes place at “Youth of Russia” organization. Best participants will be granted a chance to have a 10-days training at federal media agencies.
The list of “mediaACCENT” organizers includes the department of information policy and mass media of Penza region, the Ministry of Education of Penza region, Penza State University and Penza State Technological University. The forum has been supported by a grant call for youth projects initiated by Rosmolodezh (Russian Youth Association), being a part of the open platform “Russia – country of opportunities”. The organization of the forum is also assisted by the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs of Russia, the Governor and the Government of Penza region.
On September 5th the main sites of the forum will be traditional festivals “And we are from Penza” and “INFORUM” of the Journalist Union of Russia. Also this day there will be an awarding ceremony of the winners of the professional contest of journalist works “And we are from Penza”; on the Governor’s ordinance the total prize money for the winners in 2019 will constitute 2 million rubles.
The educational program of the forum will include master-classes by journalists from federal mass media agencies and media experts, theme sections devoted to working with texts, photo and video, creating unique content and its promotion in social networks.
The department of mass media invites Penza regional journalists to take active part in the Youth Media Forum and in the activities of the “And we are from Penza” festival.
On a meeting of the organizing committee of I All-Russian Youth Media Forum “mediaACCENT”, held by a deputy Chairman of the Government of Penza region O.V. Yagov, a candidacy of the forum’s press-center manager was seconded. The responsibility for informational coverage of the media forum has been taken by Ekaterina Reva. Ekaterina Konstantinovna is the head of sub-department of journalism at Penza State University, has the degree of the doctor of philological sciences and the academic title of the associate professor.
Ekaterina Reva: “I invite young journalists, bloggers, SMM- and PR-experts and students to participate in the Forum. Before it begins, all topical information will be posted on official accounts in social networks. Subscribe, register at the Forum, come to Penza!”
Official accounts of the “mediaACCENT” forum in social networks:
https://vk.com/mediaaccent_pnz - VKontakte
https://www.instagram.com/mediaaccent_pnz/ - Instagram
https://ok.ru/group/56160514605065 - Odnoklassniki