23, Nov 2021

TNM Media Academy has been granted approval by the Board for Technical and Vocational Education
(BOTAVED), Oyo State to operate media-allied training institute providing technical and vocational
education on broadcast presentation and production, public speaking and media technology.

In the same vain, TNM Media Academy has also secured the understanding and collaboration of a
reputable international body, World Students Advisors (WSA), based in the United Kingdom, to help
students seeking foreign admission opportunities to study abroad in any university world over. The
student intending to study abroad will be assisted in securing admission into their university of interest
and processing travel papers to their country of study destination. Regular students of TNM Media
Academy will also have the opportunity of advancing their educational careers in foreign universities of
their interest.

Established by an experienced broadcaster and household name in the broadcast industry, Mr.
AbdulRasaq AbdulGaneey Adekunle, popularly known as Mr. GRA, The academy is the pioneer media
training institute with government approval in Oyo State. It envisions becoming “a world class media
academy relevant to the needs of all categories of people, no matter what they do” by refining talents
through innovative practical training. According to Mr. GRA, “The academy is an intervention project to
rescue our nation from the threat of idle youths as a result of mass unemployment. Definitely, this
programme will fast track Nigeria’s motion on the ladder of sustainable development goals (SDGs) by
converting our youth population to demographic dividend through talent development leading to
economic empowerment and self-employment”.
Poised to refine the innate qualities (crude talents) of potential/future broadcast artists and allied media
practitioners through innovative practical training with state-of-the-art facilities to produce all-round
media professionals, TNM Media Academy runs 100% practical training handled by experienced
instructors from both the industry and the academia in a conducive classroom atmosphere with well-
equipped production studio. Not only that students are being exposed to real time broadcast presentation
during their training, they are also taken through the techniques of skill commercialization and business
management to make them full-fledged entrepreneurs and self-employed after the training.
Surprisingly, all categories of people can enroll at TNM Media Academy, once they have the talent or
innate ability for broadcasting, public speaking and audio-visual production. Graduates, undergraduates,
school leavers and talented adults without any prior formal education are the targets of the self-
development and self-actualisation intervention programme.
Another opportunity at TNM Media Academy is the up-skilling training tagged Learn from Experts
holding at regular intervals for those who could not enroll into the conventional programme. “Two
editions of this were held in May NAD June, 2020 respectively as part of our contribution to government
efforts on coping with COVID-19 period and attendant socio-economic factors beyond the period”, Mr.
GRA said.
To join the new generation of media movers and shakers, you need beyond talent. Training is Key to
refine your talent to a consumable level. Waste no time to call 08122221749 and 08035267977 or visit the
academy at First Floor, Old Kingsway Building, Opposite Radio Nigeria, Dugbe, Ibadan to enroll into
any of these personal development and life skill training programmes.
The next diet for 2020 Academic Session of the four-month certificate prgrammes in Basic Broadcasting,
Media Production, Media Technology and Public Speaking commences on July 15, 2020 with the
Matriculation Ceremony of fresh students into this unique learning-by-doing intervention talent

development and entrepreneurial training. With a functional website, www.tnmmediaacademy.com.ng ,
the academy runs an online radio for training and practice coupled with high visibility on all social media
platforms through which it interacts with the public.

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