Worldwide Training and Consultancy


Training4News provides hands-on training and capacity building on location for media organisations, NGOs and communication professionals.

Training for skills. Capacity building for sustainability.

We are experienced trainers who have designed and carried out workshops around the world for NGOs and media organisations including UNICEF and the Dutch World Service (RNTC). We both have a solid background in journalism and communications. With a proven track record in capacity building.

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Abi Daruvalla

Jeroen Westerbeek

Multimedia for NGOs

Long term investment for NGO staff and counterparts

Online journalism

Make the transition from traditional media to online

Training of trainers

Train your own staff to make the change

What we offer

Practical, hands-on training which helps your organisation achieve its goals. Workshops that offer solutions for editorial challenges and improve communication skills. Combined with an understanding of what drives change.
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Training modules

We can help you to identify the training needs of your organisation so that you get the training you need. And we’re flexible: mix & match our modules to create your own workshop or ask us to design tailor-made training.

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Case studies

Case studies

Smartphone video + training of trainers for UNICEF

We are currently working with UNICEF on revamping its ambitious video advocacy project. Throughout 2016, Training4News has been part of a team creating a new concept for video advocacy in the digital generation. As well as contributing to strategy, our role has been to design and delivery a series of 5-day workshops for young people in eastern Europe and central Asia.
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Where we work

On location, wherever you are. In your newsroom, meeting room, in the field or a venue nearby. As well as giving training, we will advise and assist you in implementing your new skills and knowledge on a strategic and practical level.
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Why Training4News?

That’s easy. Media organisations and NGOs need to move forward. To create compelling content to keep growing.
Technology alone is not enough – invest in capacity building.

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