From May 30 through June 2, 2018, BBG/VOA held a series of workshops on digital reporting for journalism students and professional in San Salvador, El Salvador.
VOA Spanish Reporter, Gesell Tobias, led the workshops and introduced principles of digital reporting to participants, including senior managers and reporters from VOA affiliate networks. During one of the workshops, students and faculty from UCA, National University and Universidad de El Salvador, discussed interview techniques and reporting for Facebook Live, Digital Reporting, as well as VOA Best Practices.
On June 2, 2018, 25 journalists from Canal 12 were trained to understand and successfully implement their roles as multimedia reporters, using a mobile phone. David Barraza, Canal 12 International News Director, praised the training as “an excellent tool for our team.”