UNYPAD Panicupan participates in training-workshop on News Writing and Video Journalism
By: Musmera P. Taib
PIKIT, North Cotabato (September 7, 2021) – The United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) Panicupan Chapter participated in the 3-day training-workshop on news writing and video journalism with the theme: A Refresher Course for UNYPAD-NCCII New Breed of Writers held at Barangay Galakit, Pagalungan, Maguindanao on September 3-5, 2021.
The training-workshop aims to enhance the skills of the aspiring writers and to build their self-confidence to become observer, participative and aware in their community in terms of monitoring, documenting and constructive reporting.
It is also part of the initiatives of the organization to capacitate its members with technical skills in promoting the advocacies and informing the public on various activities and services of UNYPAD in the service of Bangsamoro people.
Abdulnasser Andik, Committee on Research and Information discussed News Writing and Video Script writing. “Writing a news is not an easy task, you need determination and time-management to do it well,” he said.
UNYPAD Secretary- General Yusof Lumambas and Nasrullah M. Abdullah, Committee on Campaign and Advocacy National, also graced the activity to discuss social media orientation.
They also presented the newly created UNYPAD media outlet – The Moro Millenia.
“Let us always remind ourselves on the correct uses of social media. We should always be mindful on how we can use it meaningfully and productively,” Lumambas said.
Mardiya Mokalam, one of the aspiring writers, expressed her thoughts and thankfulness about her learning on the conduct of the activity, “I am very overwhelmed for being part of this training-workshop as I am always fond of learning new skill because I believe that learning cannot be found only in a four corners of classroom but also in events like this,” she expressed.
Provincial Chairman NCC-II Hamsa G. Landayan and Chairwoman, Nida P. Makatabang together with other NCC-II officers were also present to supervise the activity.