Welcome to NTV Ideas Lab
NTV Media Lab Content Generation
NTV Media Lab Citizen Engagement

What we're looking for...

NTV Uganda, an Africa Broadcasting company in partnership with Outbox and African Media Initative (AMI) is looking for disruptive innovative digital ideas that improve the way; news is collected and disseminated, media engages with the audience & push for new production and revenue models in media.


Strengthen existing media platforms, or harness new digital platforms for engaging audiences and transmitting news other journalistic content.


Improve the way news reaches audiences, from traditional circulation / airtime management to newer disruptive ‘cross platform’ channels.


Amplify the relevance and usefulness of news by improving the immediacy, depth and accuracy of journalistic content.


Enhance the impact and ’shelf life’ of news by extending its influence and intrinsic value for both audiences and content services.


Deepen media’s understanding of its audiences and markets by improving user analytics, audience profiling and market segmentation.


Boost the media’s resource base by diversifying business models, developing new revenue streams or improving operational efficiencies.


Prize Packages

NTV Ideas Lab shall offer one prize in each of two categories, namely: A journalistic solution, branded as Content Generation & A commercial solution, branded as Citizen Engagement. The prize packages shall be structured as follows...


Incubation Fellowship

Four finalist teams, with a maximum of three people per team, shall each win a three month fellowship at the OutBox, valued at $1740 per team, to develop working prototypes of their shortlisted ideas. The fellowships shall include dedicated workspace and facilities at OutBox, along with expert mentorship, skills workshops, and technical support from both OutBox and AMI’s Code for Africa teams.


The two winning teams will each receive cash prizes of $4,000 to cover the opportunity costs for developing working prototypes of their concepts.

Supporting Winners

The winning teams will also receive a deployment fellowship, at NTV’s offices in Kampala to deploy their prototypes in a real-world broadcast news environment, with expert support from NTV’s own technical and content staff, as well as ongoing external support from the OutBox and Code for Africa tech teams.

The Panel..

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