MTN Media Innovation Programme

Driving Innovation in Media Practice

A Capacity Building Programme

The MTN Media Innovation Programme (MIP) is a 6-week long programme spread across six months for media practitioners in the Nigerian space. The programme will increase the knowledge and skill base of the participants and help them understand the changing media landscape, and how to effectively use technology to create impactful media content.

Programme Structure

…to stir innovation and equip media practitioners with improved ways of practice and create sustainability in the industry

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Days in Class

All accepted candidates will spend 33 days in class in the course of the training.


Days in South Africa

An all expense paid trip to SouthAfrica for a 7 days training.


Day in MTN Nigeria Headquarters

Candidates will be tutored at the MTN Nigeria Headquarters and MTN Group Headquarters.


Day at the Innovation Hub

A one day training at the Innovation Hub.

Applications for the 2023 MTN MIP Programme close on April 4, 2023.

Hear From Our Talent

“My learning experience at this programme is beyond ordinary words. It was insightful, innovative, and expository. Grateful to MTN and SMC for the opportunity to learn, unlearn and relearn”.
Vanessa Obioha
Journalist, THISDAY Newspapers
“The MTN MIP has been an expository 6-Months of really knowing what we thought we knew. Now I know what 5G, Metaverse, IOTs, Blockchain etc are, courtesy of this programme. It is clearer to me what the future of media is in relation to emerging technology. Thank you MTN; this is huge empowerment”.
Mike Okwoche
Senior Anchor, TVC News
“MTN-MIP is a life-changing programme and a confidence booster, I am glad that I had the opportunity to be a pioneer Fellow, now I know I am limitless”.
Sakina Ahmed
News Reporter/Translator, FRCN, FOMBINA FM, Yola

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