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Get into Journalism Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Overview

  • What is Journalism?
  • Media Functions
  • Journalism History

Module 2: Matter of Facts

  • Fact Vs Opinion
  • News Values and Analysing
  • News Elements and Recognising
  • Hard News and Soft News
  • Writing with Style
  • News Story Structure
  • News Writing

Module 3: News Gathering and Interviewing

  • Compiling a Beat Sheets
  • Events Calendar
  • Background Research
  • Investigative Reporting
  • Conducting and Preparing the Interview
  • Writing the Interview

Module 4: Feature and Sports Writing

  • Introduction to Feature Writing
  • Feature Leads, Bodies, and Conclusions
  • Planning a Feature Story

Module 5: Sports Writing

  • Analysing Sports Stories
    • What is Sports Journalism?
    • What is Sports Writing in Journalism?
    • Types of Sports Stories

Module 6: Matter of Opinion

  • What is an Editorial?
  • Types of Editorial
  • Analysing and Writing an Editorial

Module 7: Headlines Writing and Typography, and Graphics

  • Counting Headlines
  • Writing Headlines
  • Designing a Logo
  • Writing Captions

Module 8: Layout, Design, and Writing for Broadcast

  • Designing a Font Page
  • Analysing Television and Radio News


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Who should attend this Get into Journalism Training Course?

The Journalism Course is designed for individuals aspiring to enter the world of journalism. This course is ideal for beginners and those looking to build a strong foundation in journalistic skills, ethics, and practices. The following individuals can greatly benefit from attending this training Course:

  • Aspiring Journalists
  • Bloggers
  • Writers
  • Content Creators
  • Radio Hosts
  • Communication Professionals
  • Media Enthusiasts

Prerequisites of the Get into Journalism Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Get into Journalism Course

Get into Journalism Training Course Overview

The Journalism Training Course is a comprehensive course designed for aspiring journalists and media professionals. In an era where information is rapidly disseminated and consumed, journalism plays a critical role in shaping public opinion and disseminating news. This course offers essential insights into the core principles, ethics, and practices of journalism, making it relevant for those seeking to enter or excel in this dynamic field.

Journalism is a cornerstone of informed societies, and understanding its fundamentals is crucial for budding journalists, content creators, and media professionals. The course is particularly vital for those aspiring to careers in news reporting, editing, broadcasting, and digital media. Proficiency in journalistic skills ensures the delivery of accurate, timely, and impactful news to the public, upholding the integrity of the media industry.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day Get into Journalism Course is one of the Personal Development Courses that provides an in-depth understanding of journalism. It covers various aspects such as news gathering, reporting techniques, ethical considerations, and the impact of digital media. The training combines theoretical knowledge with practical exercises, giving delegates a real-world perspective of the journalism landscape.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the core principles and ethics of journalism
  • To learn effective news gathering and reporting techniques
  • To develop skills for writing engaging and accurate news stories
  • To gain insights into the role of digital media in journalism
  • To enhance interview and research skills for journalism
  • To understand the legal considerations in journalism

Upon completing this course, delegates will possess a solid foundation in journalism. They will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to start or advance their careers in journalism, contributing to the creation of informed, ethical, and engaging news content.

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What’s included in this Get into Journalism Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Get Into Journalism Training Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Journalism Course in Coventry. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Journalism Course in Coventry, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Journalism Course in Coventry. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Journalism Course in Coventry sessions.


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Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


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We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


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Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy's In-house/Onsite at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


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Our offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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Journalism Course in Coventry FAQs

Journalism is the practice of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting news and information. It involves reporting on events, issues, and trends to a broad audience, typically through various media outlets.
Journalism is vital for a democratic society as it provides citizens with the information, they need to make informed decisions. It acts as a watchdog over those in power and helps in shaping public opinion and discourse.
Journalism qualifications will enhance your critical thinking, research, and communication skills. You'll learn how to effectively gather and present news, which is valuable in many professional contexts, not just in traditional journalism roles.
There are no formal prerequisites to attend this Journalism Course.
The Journalism Course by The Knowledge Academy includes world-class training sessions led by experienced instructors, a certificate upon completion, a digital delegate pack, and access to valuable learning resources.
The duration of this course spans across 1 day.
Yes, delegates will typically receive a certification upon completing the Journalism Course. This certification validates their participation and successful completion of the course.
Career opportunities include roles in news reporting, editing, broadcast journalism, digital media content creation, public relations, and corporate communications, among others.
The training fees for Journalism Course certification in Coventry starts from £995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Journalism Course.
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Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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