Adobe InDesign for Sub-Editing
Like any other journalism role, sub-editing is demanding and requires constant attention to detail whilst working under pressure. In addition to ensuring information is factually, legally, and grammatically correct, a sub-editor can hold responsibility for the layout of a story on the page.
This course will teach you how you can use Adobe InDesign to make news pages and sub-edit current news stories. You learn how to present news from the perspective of somebody, who is editing the news, taking the latest trends and technology into consideration.
- Fundamentals of Adobe InDesign
- Making news pages
- Basic photo editing in Adobe Photoshop
- Headline, caption, and standfirst writing
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Prepare a news page using InDesign
- Understand the principles of presenting news on the printed page
- Edit text in newspaper style
Who Should Attend
Journalists and writers looking to enhance their skills.
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After many years in local newspapers, as reporter, production editor, group chief sub-editor and editor Stephen Rayner now works as a sub-editor for two national newspapers. For three years he has also been an associate lecturer in newspaper production and sub-editing to MA students at the London College of Communication.