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West Midlands Media Lab

West Midlands Media Lab


 Migrant Voice - West Midlands Media Lab

Migrant Voice and MiFriendly Cities are hosting a special online Media Lab training session on Tuesday 26 May 2020.

There will be two interactive workshops:

How to conduct a media interview: Salman Mirza, a Birmingham based migration worker and multimedia reporter, will lead a workshop on how to conduct and engage in a media interview, as both an interviewer and an interviewee.

How to write a news interview: Daniel Nelson, a veteran UK journalist who has worked across Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Nigeria, Uganda and the Philippines, will lead a session on how to write up a media interview into an article or news piece.


10.45-11am: Zoom connections and welcome

11am-12pm: Session 1 – Media interview engagement skills with Salman Mirza 

12-1pm: Session 2 – Media interview writing skills with Daniel Nelson


2-2.40pm: Joint session - Salman Mirza and Daniel Nelson on polishing and presenting interviews

2.40-3pm: Wind down, finishing off projects, evaluation, announcements.


ONLINE: via Zoom (log-in details will be sent out when you RSVP)

The session is free and open to migrants in the West Midlands.

To register to join, please contact: [email protected] or 07821 147 341.


This project is co-financed by the European Regional and Development Fund through the Urban Innovative Actions Initiative.

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Migrant Voice
VAI, 200a Pentonville Road,
N1 9JP

Phone: +44 (0) 207 832 5824
Email: [email protected]

Registered Charity
Number: 1142963 (England and Wales); SC050970 (Scotland)

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