MTN Media Innovation Programme 2024

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.


Industry Visits and Tours

A one day training at the Innovation Hub.

Applications for the 2024 MTN MIP Programme close on 10th of April 2024

Hear From Our Talents

"The MTN-MIP-2 session has been illuminating and life-changing. It has transformed my understanding of the media landscape in Nigeria. It has upgraded my skills across different industries, thanks to the very knowledgeable facilitators who took the classes. I am grateful for the impact and I look forward to giving back soon".
Editor of Tech and Entertainment, Businessday
"This program has been completely enriching, it has helped me challenge old ways of thinking, it has also opened doors of opportunities for me. This program (MTN-MIP-2), is an absolute confidence booster, all our lecturers are super engaging and always go the extra mile, the planning is absolutely seamless. I am grateful to MTN and PAU for this".
Producer/Presenter News Central Television
"Every session I’ve had at the MTN-MIP Programme has been a mindset shift. It has changed my assumptions about Society, Media, Business and Technology. It’s a life changing experience, especially when you start seeing the results in practice".
Managing Editor, Techpoint Africa

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MTN Nigeria and Pan-Atlantic University launch Media Innovation Programme (MIP)

MTN Nigeria and Pan-Atlantic University (PAU) announced on April 27, 2022, the launch of the MTN Media Innovation Programme (MTN MIP), which will be run by PAU’s School of Media and Communication (SMC). The six-month, fully funded fellowship for Nigerian media practitioners is designed to support the sustainable development of the nation’s changing media scene. It is open to media practitioners across the spectrum, including print, electronic, online platforms and social media content creators.

MTN and Pan-Atlantic University Announce Second Edition of Media Innovation Programme

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc and Pan-Atlantic University have announced a call for applications for the Media Innovation Programme (MIP). This is the second edition of the programme, launched in 2022, to support media practitioners and promote understanding of the rapidly changing media landscape.


The School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University has commenced the training of 20 fellows selected from thousands of media professionals who applied for the second run of the MTN Media Innovation Programme. Through the six-week-long programme, spread across six months, the fellows will gain the requisite skills and knowledge needed to make a real impact in the industry and to adapt to our changing realities through expert guidance, mentorship, and a supportive community of fellow media professionals.