The Society for Book and Magazine Editors of Nigeria (SBMEN) is calling for applications to its second editing workshop, supported by the British Council Nigeria and Quramo Publishing Limited. Themed “Editing for Magazines and Digital Platforms” and planned for 26–27 June 2019, facilitators include Today’s Woman magazine founder & editor-in-chief Adesuwa Onyenokwe, Ktravula blog founder Kola Tubosun, Omenana magazine founder & editor Chiagozie Fred Nwonwu, and marketing specialist & art photographer Enimien Etomi.
Founded in 2017 by Narrative Landscape Press co-founder Anwuli Ojogwu, who is its Executive Director, and Kachifo Limited managing editor Enajite Efemuaje, who is its Director of Training, the Society for Book and Magazine Editors of Nigeria (SBMEN) was created to support aspiring and professional editors, through provision of training and resources, to develop their skills. Members of the Lagos-based organisation include professionals in fields such as broadcasting, digital media, legal services, communications, public relations, and academia. The organisation provides training and resources for professionals to increase their proficiency in editing.
From the press release:
The workshop is for those who desire to write or edit for print and digital magazines, or design their own magazines or understand how to launch a successful website. At the end of the workshop, participants will create their own unique magazine concept by learning the entire process of planning, creating, writing, and developing editorial content for print or online platforms.
The training will explore a broad range of subjects from how to design an editorial mission, using digital tools to advance your craft, how to write content for blogs, websites, and interviews, a fool proof guide for generating unique content ideas, and developing editorial tools to meet required standards.
Interested participants are encouraged to apply such as bloggers, journalists, content developers, vloggers, and those involved in digital platforms.
For information on how to apply, send an email to [email protected], or a WhatsApp message to 08120055823.