Effective Writing for Journalists

Journalism is not just about events and stories, but how they’re told. Whether you are interested in covering politics, fashion, or local news, effective writing skills are essential. From writing the perfect headline to successful use of grammar, this course will sharpen your writing ability in order to help you seek work in the competitive world of journalism...

Taught by: A respected industry expert.

Description

Journalism is not just about events and stories, but how they’re told. Whether you are interested in covering politics, fashion, or local news, effective writing skills are essential.

From writing the perfect headline to successful use of grammar, this course will sharpen your writing ability in order to help you seek work in the competitive world of journalism.  

Topics Covered

  • Effective introduction writing
  • Identifying and avoiding clichés
  • The role of the sub-editor
  • Headlines
  • De-cluttering your writing style
  • Grammar

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding effective writing for journalism 
  • Write a good headline
  • Have the confidence to develop your own writing style
  • Effectively and efficiently communicate a story

Who Should Attend
Journalists and writers looking to enhance their writing skills.

Level
Beginner.

Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may want to go on and develop your skills with Social Media for Journalists or News Reporting.

Customised Training
We also offer bespoke journalism courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our Customised Training page


Tutor information

This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.

Materials

You should bring a notebook, pen and USB.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
26/03/2018 - 28/03/2018Monday - Wednesday11:00 - 17:003 Days£522Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
09/07/2018 - 11/07/2018Monday - Wednesday11:00 - 17:003 Days£522Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
10/12/2018 - 12/12/2018Monday - Wednesday11:00 - 17:003 Days£522Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket