All our Journalism courses are available for adults aged 19 on 31 August 2017 and over only.
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Daytime and Evening Journalism Courses
Discover the basic skills required to write for newspapers and magazines. The course includes guidance from a professional journalist on everything from generating ideas and what makes a great story to writing, editing and how to get published. You will also discuss and critique news, features and vox pops
On the introductory course you will learn about the news and the fundamentals of reporting the news. You will learn to develop effective critical skills needed to assess what makes news newsworthy, and will understand the importance of audience awareness when shaping and delivering the news. As part of the course you will develop and produce thought provoking, well informed and engaging news reports suitable for the world of radio news reporting.
On this introductory course you will learn about the fundamentals of interviewing and the art of conducting an engaging an informed interview. You will develop important critical thinking and listening skills needed to start shaping programme making skills needed in the world of the wider media. By the end of the course you will have started to develop both creative and technical skills needed to conduct interviews and also build rapport with your interviewees and by extension learning to set yourself apart from other interviewers.