This highly practical journalism training course covers feature and profile writing, pitching ideas, exploring outlets, interview skills, writing to a formula and social networking.
You will improve your reporting and research skills to get your message across, identify a good story, pitch it to an editor and get it published online or in print.
Please note this is a course for freelancers, bloggers and content writers. It is not suitable for those looking to publish short stories, novels or poetry.
This course is equally not suitable for those wishing to improve their English.
Who is it for?
City’s Journalism Skills short course is aimed at those interested in writing as a journalist. Led by an experienced journalist and delivered over 8 weekly lessons, the course focuses on the skills required to help you get journalism style articles published in magazines, newspapers and online (blogs and digital content) from developing an initial idea right through to publication.
Find out more about our Journalism courses
Taught in the autumn and spring terms over 8 weekly two-hour classes.
City Short Courses follow the academic year, delivering courses over three terms. These include:
- Autumn - October
- Spring - January
- Summer - April
- Gain a thorough grounding in essential journalism skills taught by an experienced journalist
- Awarded a City, University of London certificate
- Accessible online course