On their 52nd anniversary, Media Indonesia celebrated its success in journalism by giving back to Rumah Belajar students. Skilled staff from Media Indonesia shared information about their experience in the journalism field, their education path, and skills that are required for success in their career. This Career Day showcased career paths in journalism namely news reporters, photographers, and videographers to be explored by students catered by YCAB Foundation in Jakarta and Purwokerto.
Held face-to-face with strict health protocols, Media Mengajar took place on December 15th, 2021 involving 13 students (another 12, online learning from home) who were introduced to the journalism industry: photography, how to determine hoax/false news, basic concept of written journalism, interactive discussion, and evaluation. There were three speakers from Media Indonesia presenting their expertise that day namely Andika Prasetyo, Gana Buana, and Ramdani.
“Media Indonesia works around the media and news coverage – Therefore, we want to set a role and contribute to the wider community about how communication and reporting should be done. Not only that but also how we can create good photographs and quality written journalism.” implied Andika Prasetyo, Media Indonesia Journalist.