Help your newsroom weather any storm with this two-day course, and look after your most precious assets: your journalists.

Your news team is your most valuable asset, but how do you help your staff do their best work in an age of burnout? Resilient journalists make for resilient newsrooms. Learn how to help your team survive in a highly pressured, always-changing news world. Navigate any crisis as a collective, and deal effectively with short- and long-term change. Rebuild trust between reporters and management. Help your journalists live better lives on a work and personal level, and know when, where and how to refer them for professional assistance. 

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: 

  • Change your organisational culture to build resilience
  • Relook workflows and structures with operational resilience in mind
  • Initiate open conversations around well-being 
  • Build morale through strategy and connectedness 
  • Help your team embrace new ideas 
  • Identify trauma and burnout in journalists 
  • Understand how staff can access professional support

Course Details

Duration: Two days
Location: Johannesburg or online
Group size: 3-10 participants

How it works: This course can either be run as a block course (two consecutive days) or one day of training weekly over two weeks.


Nala Academy prides itself on offering the best, by the best. We provide a range of online and in-person courses for journalists, editors and content producers. Our training is dynamic, contemporary and practical – with course content that evolves as quickly as the industry does. 

Our core training team includes some of the most recognised names in media in Africa who have built, led and worked for some of the biggest media brands on the continent. We also bring in prominent global journalists and communicators as guest trainers. 

To sign up for this course or enquire about our other offerings, get in touch.