Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How do I apply for this program?

You can apply for this program by filling the application form and submitting the required documents on the following links.


What kind of candidates are you looking for in this program?

We are looking for self-motivated and high potential journalists, digital news content creators and independent bloggers/vloggers with an idea and a defined target audience who are either running their own independent digital news outlets or wish to serve with their media-related product or service. This could be a website, blog, vlog, YouTube Channel focusing on political news, social news, entertainment news, travel, sports, or any genre serving a specific target audience.

I do not belong to the cities mentioned in the call for applications. Does it mean I cannot apply for this program?

We are accepting application from all around Pakistan but particularly from the cities mentioned in the call for applications. 

How much does this program cost?

This program is free of cost for all participants.

What is the deadline to apply for phase 1 of the program?

The deadline to apply for phase 1 of this program is 27th November 2020.

What will I learn in phase 1 of this program?

Phase 1 of the program equips journalists, bloggers/Vloggers, content creators and independent news platforms with 3 major components: Online content creation and production, establishing of the news startups and provide a sustainable monetization methodology for execution. 


Who will be training us in the program?

The trainers and mentors of the program are an amalgamation of national and international experts with vast experience in digital news startups and state-of-the-art methodologies.