May 20, 2024

#9mobile Partners with #Microsoft to Empower #Journalists with Innovative Tools


#9mobile Partners with #Microsoft to Empower #Journalists with Innovative Tools

#9mobile Partners with #Microsoft to Empower #Journalists with Innovative Tools

9mobile, Nigeria’s leading customer-centric telecommunications company, recently joined forces with tech giant Microsoft to host a capacity-building session for journalists. The goal was to equip them with cutting-edge tools and enhance their skills for peak performance in their field. Held at the Microsoft Africa Development Center, the learning session brought together media partners from print and online platforms.

During the training, journalists were introduced to the benefits of Microsoft Copilot, an advanced AI-powered tool designed to streamline workflow, boost productivity, and elevate the quality of their output. Through this strategic partnership, 9mobile and Microsoft aimed to empower journalists with the knowledge necessary to effectively leverage Copilot in their day-to-day work.

Chineze Amanfo, PR Lead at 9mobile, expressed her enthusiasm for the session, emphasizing the company’s commitment to fostering innovation and empowerment within the media industry. She stated, “We are thrilled to collaborate with Microsoft in providing this invaluable training opportunity for journalists. At 9mobile, we recognize the pivotal role that the media plays in shaping public discourse and driving societal change. Equipping them with the requisite knowledge and tools, such as Microsoft Copilot, will enhance their capability to efficiently disseminate accurate and impactful information to the public.”

Amanfo added, “We prioritize our relationship with the media, which is why we organize periodic capacity-building sessions. This training underscores our unwavering commitment to sustaining such initiatives. We will continue to explore new avenues for collaboration and innovation, ensuring that our media partners have access to the resources they need to thrive.”

Yemi Orimolade, Senior Business Programme Manager, Marketing Communications at Microsoft Africa Development Center, commended the participants for their engagement during the session. He encouraged them to champion the message of AI responsibility. Orimolade said, “Microsoft’s Copilot is poised to be a game-changer for journalists. It offers reliable content generation, optimization capabilities, and keeps users informed while enhancing productivity. Our commitment is to harness the transformative potential of AI for societal betterment. Welcome to the future of journalism, where Microsoft Copilot empowers you to work smarter.”

The capacity-building session received overwhelmingly positive feedback from participants. Attendees appreciated the practical insights and demos, recognizing the potential of Microsoft Copilot to revolutionize their workflow and elevate their journalistic endeavors.

#9mobile Partners with #Microsoft to Empower #Journalists with Innovative Tools

With the successful hosting of this session, 9mobile and Microsoft eagerly anticipate more sustained collaboration to drive positive change and innovation within Nigeria’s media ecosystem.

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