Communications Seminar

14 July – 3 August 2019

Are you passionate about using media as a tool to share good news, and shine a light on areas of need?

Today, with new media technologies, we have more capacity to communicate than ever before. But what are we communicating? Is it bringing life? Is it helping to promote positive change?

As communicators, we have a wonderful window of opportunity to use the tools God has given us to help transform lives and communities through the power of media.  

The YWAM Communications Seminar is a three week seminar designed to equip communicators across the Pacific with the foundations and skills needed to make a real difference in the media field.

During the seminar, students will have the option of choosing a particular expression of media to further hone in on their skills. The expressions available include:

  • School of Communications
  • Screen and Media (online)
  • Marketing and Communication (online)

The YWAM Communications Seminar is for those who:

  • Currently work in the media field (journalists, radio & TV broadcasters, marketing & public relations officers etc)
  • Want greater understanding on the sphere of media from a biblical worldview
  • Are passionate about using media and storytelling as a tool to share good news, and shine a light on areas of need.
  • Are wanting to further sharpen their communication skills
  • Are hungry to discover their unique calling and purpose

During the three week seminar, students will gain a deeper understanding in:

  • The biblical foundations of media
  • How to share good news stories
  • How to use your influence in the media sphere
About Course Leader
A multiple award winning journalist, Kalafi Moala, was the founding Publisher and Managing Director of Taimi Media Network in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. For almost a decade, he was editor of the Taimi ‘o Tonga newspaper, and later founded the FM Radio 88.1 “Le’o ‘o Tonga”.
Kalafi has been a longtime campaigner for media freedom in the Pacific region and is author of the books Island Kingdom Strikes Back and In Search of the Friendly Islands. He was named by the International Organization, Reporters Without Borders, among the 100 Information Heroes of the World.
After being a founding chair of the New Zealand-based Pacific Islands Media Network (PIMA), he was elected deputy chair of the Samoa-based Pasifika Media Association (PasiMA), an organisation he co-founded.
Kalafi Moala has been a YWAM’er for many years serving in the Pacific/Asia region.

Price is $820 AUD*

*Does not include travel costs to and from Townsville, visa, or insurance.


14 JULY – 3 AUGUST 2019

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