12 February 2018
This year’s celebration of the World Radio Day dedicated to sports. To mark the occasion, the the 5th Winter School of Journalism and Communication organized by the Faculty of Journalism of Àl-Farabi Kazakh National University from 25 to 27 January 2018 include master classes dedicated to the topics of Radio and Sport, Sport and journalism, Sport and digital news literacy.The Winter School of Journalism is organized annually. Near 100 participants from community, national and private radio stations, as well as Universities including members of Model UN New Silk Road from Central Asia participate in a series of master classes and training modules in Zailiyski Alatau mountain area near Almaty city.
Female participants of the seminar, inspired by the sports example from Tash-Kumyr, Kyrgyzstan
themselves tried to measure their strength with men.
It was not easiest exercise.
In response to UNESCO's appeal to give women more opportunities to cover sports events, the editor-in-chief of the Almaty branch of the national radio network "Kazakh Radio" invited interested female students of journalism faculties to practice sports commentators profession in the sports editorial office of the broadcasting outlet.