Lagos, 7 February 2023 – The Board of Trustees and Management of the Society of Book and Magazine Editors of Nigeria (SBMEN) are proud to announce its upcoming general editing workshop themed: Editorial Practice and Project Management. A two-day in-person training scheduled to be held from 17 to 18 February 2023.
This training is the first part of SBMEN’s annual courses to provide capacity building and increase the proficiency of editorial professionals. The aim of this workshop is to provide a foundation for aspiring and emerging editors looking to understand how to manage editorial projects. It also serves as a refresher course to re-establish the basics for professional editors. According to the Executive Director, Anwuli Ojogwu, “With more people becoming interested in editing and content development, it is important to equip them with the skills to have a successful career. The skills of an editor are universal, in-demand and always applicable in other careers beyond publishing.”
Early and emerging editors, writers, content creators will benefit from this course as well as established editors and writers who wish to improve their existing skills. The course will be delivered through discussions, group work, class exercises, reading assignments and case studies.
It will be facilitated by accomplished editorial professionals in Nigeria including Babafemi Oluwalana, CEO, Expand Press; Adebukola Bassey, Founder/Editor, BMS Editor; Anwuli Ojogwu, ED/co-founder, SBMEN; Omoteniola Akinwalere, Creative Editor, Teni Editing Services; and guest speaker Eghosa Imasuen, Executive Director, Narrative Landscape Press Limited.
For more information on how to enroll in the training, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Call or send a WhatsApp message to 09085999928.
Registration: N30,000 (Thirty Thousand Naira Only).