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Journalism for Sixth-Formers

The Journalism course for Sixth-Formers at Up To Speed is offered to people who would like to try their hand at a number of different types of journalism.
In a week at our Journalism Training Centre you will learn some of the practical skills you need to work as a reporter in print, broadcast and online.
On the journalism course you:

  1. shoot and edit a video news report
  2. record and edit a podcast
  3. write news reports
  4. review a play, a film, or a sports event
  5. write features including a travel piece
  6. build a website to showcase your work

The course is taught by professional journalists. You will take part in seminars and writing workshops and work on practical assignments in our newsroom.

Date: Click here for dates

Monday 10am to Friday 3pm

Venue: Up To Speed’s Journalism Training Centre, Poole, Dorset.

Accommodation: Five nights with a host family is included in the price. Details of local hotels and guest houses are also available on request.

Cost: £TBA

Terms: Fees are payable at the time of booking for a specific date. Each course must have a minimum of four students.

Minimum age: 17.


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