Liberia Western Region Journalists Association has congratulated Radio Cape Mount‘s manager, Jenneh Kemokai on her selection for the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), to participate in the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.
The Edward R. Murrow Program allows journalists from around the world to learn how the journalistic world in America functions in practice. The program, an innovative public-private partnership between the U.S. State Department and several leading journalism schools has had about 150 participants to date.
The Liberian journalist group revealed that Kemokai has consistently delivered outstanding reporting, while working as a community radio journalist in Grand Cape Mount County. She also reports for the national broadcaster, ELBC as its Grand Cape Mount County correspondent.
“Her dedication to journalism and passion for storytelling have not only captivated the local audience but have now taken her on the journey of a lifetime,” the group said in a statement.
The group added that the program under the theme, “Media Responsibility in an Age of Disinformation” will bring together talented journalists from across the world to tackle one of the most critical challenges of our time – the battle against misinformation and disinformation.
“This opportunity will allow Jenneh to have hands on journalism skills to perfection, learn from the best in the field, and forge connections with fellow media professionals from diverse backgrounds,” the group added.