Get Into Journalism
This journalism training course provides your first step into the fast moving world of the media.
To get the most out of this journalism course, you'll need experience of using Windows and Word. Some experience of using the Internet will also be useful.
You'll need to invest approximately 10 study hours at Pitman Training in Paddington where you'll cover 4 in-depth lessons.
You can start this course at any time and study at times to suit you.
We're open from 09:00-20:00 on Modays and Wednesdays; from 09:00-18:00 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and from 10:00-14:00 on Saturdays.
What Is Covered.
Lesson One: Publishing through the centuries, the advances of media technology, skills and qualities required of a journalist, principles of effective news writing.
Lesson Two: Duties of a sub-editor, understanding of 'house style', the importance of copy-editing, the importance of proof-reading, understanding publishing law.
Lesson Three: Different types of features, the importance of the brief, conducting an interview, writing up an interview.
Lesson Four: Understanding basic typography, the principles of page layout, using photographs on a page, understanding the role of advertising, writing headlines.
Guide Price: £265.55