Dubai Media Council launches Emirati Media Talent Pledge

Published: May 28, 2024
Dubai Media Office

The Dubai Media Council has launched an initiative to develop promising local media talent in partnership with the private sector.

The Emirati Media Talent Pledge aims to offer mentorship, internship and job opportunities with leading media organisations for talented individuals, primarily media students.

The initiative, which will be implemented by the Dubai Press Club, was announced during the Arab Media Forum (AMF) on Tuesday.

It has already attracted several prominent Arab and international media organisations, in its first phase.

“By fostering an environment that nurtures creativity and innovation, we aim to provide young talents with the tools needed to thrive in an evolving media environment. Our goal is to enable them to lead the development of local media, drive journalistic excellence, and contribute significantly to the nation’s progress,” said His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Media Council.

Entities that have pledged their support in the first phase of the initiative include TECOM, ARN, Asharq News, The National, Sky News Arabia, CNN Business Arabic, Edelman, Gulf News, DIFC, Al Aan TV, Qanawat, Hills Advertising, Al Sayegh Media, Navigation Films, N app, IMI, Al Ain News, APCO, CNN Arabic, Havas, WPP and CNBC Arabia.


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