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Adobe InDesign for Sub-Editing

Adobe InDesign for Sub-Editing

College
London College of Communication
Taught by
Stephen Rayner

Description


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.

Topics Covered

  • Fundamentals of Adobe InDesign
  • Making news pages
  • Sub-editing
  • Basic photo editing in Adobe Photoshop
  • Headline, caption, and standfirst writing

Course Outcomes
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.

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 Adobe InDesign courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our CustomisedTraining page

Related Courses
We offer a wide range of Adobe courses for Adobe Creative Suite - find out more on ourDigital Skills page.

Tutor Description


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. 

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