About Us

Our Mission

kiniacademy consists of the School of Media & Journalism and School of Innovation. It aims to provide courses that are highly practical, that are developed and delivered by practicing professionals and experts; with participants solving real-world challenges from corporate partners.

kiniacademy helps trainees get work-ready and future-ready

kiniacademy is part of the Malaysiakini group and is registered with the Ministry of Human Resource as a certified training provider, and all course fees are HRDF claimable.

School of Media & Journalism

This school amplifies Malaysiakini’s values of integrity, independence, and justice to develop the next generation of independent and professional journalists. kiniacademy aims to be the premier provider of media and journalism training in the region.

It provides:

  • courses developed in-house by Malaysiakini professionals, with the assistance of consulting academia delivered by the same professionals, with industry partners providing hands-on, real-world exposure through a wide suite of courses that cater to the aspiring journalist, as well as, the practicing journalist seeking to develop and expand his or her skills.

School of Innovation

kiniacademy School of Innovation conducts public and private training programmes with expert partners.

Areas of focus include:

  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Digital Transformation
  • Applied Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship