AIBD/ABU Regional Workshop on Election Coverage, 16th – 18th January 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

16/01/2018 08:30
18/01/2018 17:00
Asia/Kuala Lumpur


The workshop aims to enhance the skill set of the existing reporters for elections coverage. To train the reporters and producers on elections operations and protocols during elections.

Multi-tasking to increase work output without quality of work suffering during election coverage.  Synergy across all departments for qualitative and quantitative gain for election coverage



  • News writing for elections
  • Reporting for elections, special focus on live chats & PTC
  • Code of conduct for polling day reporting
  • Planning the overall election coverage
  • Logistics: Resources required, deployment of reporters, OB vans, creating special election team
  • Election programing: Profiles of key candidates, constituencies, issues
  • Special graphics and set requirement
  • Social Media coverage
  • Research


Profile of Participant

  • Reporters handling election coverage
  • Current affairs producers
  • Upper age limit is 45 years
  • Ability to understand, speak and write in English fluently.