Writing for Journalists
Learn to write like a journalist with Paula Fray
Ever wanted to write like a journalist but felt too intimidated to put pen to paper? This course is targeted at young journalists - or even experienced journalists looking for a refresher - and seeks to take the mystery out of writing for the news media.
There will be five modules in this course which covers:
Preparing to write a story
Elements of good stories
The Writing process, and
Each module has teaching videos, resources, assignments, discussions and a quiz.
The course casts a critical eye over stories to examine what works and what does not work I storytelling. It can be completed within five weeks.
This course is the first part of the journalism basics learning pathway, consisting of:
Presenting story ideas
Research for journalism
Writing for journalism
Pair these with Mastering the Press Code for a good, practical grounding in journalism.