Adventure Journalism Short Courses
Learn the essential skills and find out about connections required to become a travel and adventure journalist in this one day interactive workshop. Explore how, from a standing start, you can develop a profile and contacts, find stories, seek commissions and promote yourself.
Learn how to write a blog, network and use different forms of social media. Get an understanding of video production, article writing and photography. Find out what other skills can help advance your adventure journalism career, and get a great reading list for further development.
Why Choose a City Short Course?
City's Adventure Journalism short course is a fantastic programme for developing your practical skills from writing to networking.
Taught as a weekend, one-day masterclass, the course offers great flexibility combined with expert tuition to take your adventure journalism career to the next level.
Dates and Fees to be confirmed
Ash Bhardwaj is a freelance travel and adventure journalist, former ski instructor and British Army Reserve Officer. His writing has covered trips to Everest Base Camp, crossing deserts in the middle of summer, walking through crocodile infested parks in Uganda and the discovery of ancient cities in Cambodia. He is also an Assistant Producer of expedition documentaries and is the Founder and Creative Director of a Shoreditch-based production company, Digital Dandy.
Ash has written for The Times, The Telegraph and Evening Standard newspapers, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Etihad Inflight, Times Style and Magnificent Man magazines; and the Huffington Post and Mail Online websites. His articles have been the front cover of British Airways Highlife magazine and the Sunday Telegraph Discover section, and his camerawork has featured in the hit Channel 4 series Walking The Nile. He has given talks on adventure journalism and travel writing to The Telegraph Adventure Show, PGI consulting, Mediorite, Tales of Adventure and several schools.
Ash is a Philosophy graduate of the University of Nottingham, commissioned from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, and was a Media Guardian "One to Watch" of 2012.
A love of writing and a commitment to share your stories with others.
Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English.
What will I learn?
Teaching and Assessment
One-day, seminar-style course. Study of case studies and examples. Step-by-step guide to the set-up of a career in travel and adventure journalism.. Worked examples – practice. Q&As throughout.