Do you want to discover how to report from the catwalk shows, co-ordinate a fashion shoot and create cutting edge fashion content? Do you dream of working for a fashion magazine or becoming a successful fashion blogger or influencer? Are you passionate about fashion and love writing? If you are interested in taking the first steps towards an exciting career in fashion journalism, or just enjoy fashion writing, then this is the course for you. Well written fashion content and excellent interview technique skills will help you get ahead, whether you want to write for a magazine, create content for a fashion brand or start your own fashion podcast.
Topics covered include:
Journalists may have to commission fashion shoots and promote themselves and their work on social media, so being able to chose eye catching images, take photographs and style shoots is increasingly important. Although this course focuses on writing, we also cover styling, how to chose photographs, and look at the importance of fashion film and video.
Who should take this course?
The course is aimed at those looking for an insider's overview of fashion journalism, for those looking to change career, those who want to develop and improve their writing skills, or for those who just want to test the waters and see if this could be a field they might want to work in. This course would work well paired together with an additonal fashion styling course. Introduction to Fashion Journalism could the be spring board needed for those wanting to get published online or in print, those wanting to start their own online platform, and those looking to get a job with a magazine or fashion brand.
A good grasp of the English language and an eye for fashion.
Level Beginners, no prior knowledge of the subject is needed, although fashion experience is of course always welcome.
After doing this course, you should look into our Fashion Journalism short course, which will provide you with plenty more opportunities for putting what you've learned into practice.
All our Online Short Courses include:
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
Journalists increasingly have to commission fashion shoots, if not style themselves, so an introduction on how to choose pictures and basic fashion styling are also included.
Online short course materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need:
Please bring with you to the first session:
You will also need for the last session:
The world of fashion journalism is an exciting, fast paced and ever changing profession that can be difficult to break into. In this introductory fashion journalism course you will learn the basics to get your started with your career as a fashion writer.