Breakout Session: Media Literacy: Tools for Building Resilience to Violent Extremist Propaganda
Alton Grizzle is a happily married husband, father and Christian. He works at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris as Programme Specialist in Communication and Information. He is a UNESCO focal-point on gender and media and is co-manager of UNESCO’s global actions on media and information literacy (MIL). Alton has a diverse education and experience in the fields of education, management, information systems and media and communication. He has conceptualized and spearheaded many projects and co-authored and edited books and articles relating to MIL, gender and media, media development, communication for development. Prior to UNESCO, he was an educator/principal at secondary school and adult vocational training levels of the education systems in Jamaica for ten years.