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Media, multimedia and research courses

Journalism.co.uk provides a range of online media training courses for journalists, editors, web managers, PRs and communication professionals.

We also offer bespoke and in-house training courses. For more information on training, email Jasmine Scott or call 01273 384293.

Follow us on Twitter @training_media and on Facebook.


Social media

Mastering the art of Instagram

Tutor(s): Sue Llewellyn
Starts: 09:00 22 June 2021
Location: Online
Price: £229.17 (plus VAT)

Based on the hugely popular ‘Instagram for Work’ course Sue Llewellyn created for the BBC, this two-session virtual course will show you how to up your Instagram game and come up with new ideas and inspiration


Social media content strategies

Tutor(s): Sue Llewellyn
Starts: 09:00 7 July 2021
Location: Online
Price: £229.17 (plus VAT)

Discover what makes people click and share, plus what, when and where to post on social media with this two-part online course.


Creating shareable news videos for social media

Tutor(s): Kassy Cho
Starts: 00:00 12 July 2021
Location: Online
Price: £300 (plus VAT)

This four-week online course will show you how to use social video to tell news stories on Instagram, TikTok and other emerging social platforms


Multimedia

Mobile journalism masterclass

Tutor(s): Robb Montgomery
Starts: 00:00 26 April 2021
Location: Online
Price: £300 (plus VAT)

Six-week certificate training course used by top broadcasters, media development organisations and journalism schools.


Advanced podcast skills

Tutor(s): Jack Soper
Starts: 10:30 5 May 2021
Finishes: 13:00 6 May 2021
Location: Online
Price: £229.17 (plus VAT)

This online advanced podcast course will be run over two sequential mornings from 10:30 to 13:00 and will help you take your audio to the next level of engagement


Digital skills

Essential analytics for media professionals

Tutor(s): Adam Tinworth
Starts: 10:00 25 May 2021
Location: Online
Price: £229.17 (plus VAT)

This four-week online course for journalists, publishers, PRs and all online communications professionals will teach you how to use analytics to assess the success of existing content and develop ideas and stories that gain more readers


Essential SEO skills for media professionals

Tutor(s): Adam Tinworth
Starts: 10:00 8 June 2021
Location: Online
Price: £229.17 (plus VAT)

This intensive online course taking place over four, 90 minute Zoom sessions will teach you how to use SEO to plan, develop and optimise articles to find readers through Google and other search engines


Freelancing and business

Creating compelling newsletters

Tutor(s): Adam Tinworth
Starts: 10:00 5 May 2021
Location: Online
Price: £229.17 (plus VAT)

This four-week online course will give you the tools to create your own engaging online newsletter


Adding a ‘second string’ to your journalism career

Tutor(s): Steve Bustin
Starts: 10:00 7 May 2021
Location: Online
Price: £229.17 (plus VAT)

This two-session online course will show you how to use your journalistic skills to make more money


Copywriting for freelance journalists

Tutor(s): Jackie Barrie
Date: 18 May 2021
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Online
Price: £150 (plus VAT)

This online course taking place as a 7-hour virtual session is for freelancers interested in commercial copywriting


Design your journalism career

Tutor(s): David Callaghan
Date: 3 June 2021
Time: 14:00 - 18:00
Location: Online
Price: £120 (plus VAT)

This four-hour practical online workshop will help you set achievable goals and develop the next steps in your journalism career


How to become a successful freelance journalist

Tutor(s): Lily Canter, Emma Wilkinson
Starts: 00:00 14 June 2021
Location: Online
Price: £150 (plus VAT)

The authors of 'Freelancing for Journalists' lift the lid on the secrets of successful self-employment in this online course. Learn about where to find work and how to pitch your ideas along with getting paid, developing contacts and building your brand


Freelance feature writing

Tutor(s): Ellie Levenson
Starts: 00:00 30 June 2021
Location: Online (flexible start date)
Price: £250 (plus VAT)

Online: Suitable for both new and established journalists, this correspondence course has a flexible start date, so you can join any time


Design and sell media training

Tutor(s): Dr Holly Powell-Jones
Starts: 00:00 5 October 2021
Location: Online
Price: £300 (plus VAT)

Create your own original media training courses and learn how to successfully pitch and sell these to clients through this five-week interactive video course


Traditional skills

Advanced interview skills

Tutor(s): Paul Connolly
Starts: 09:00 7 June 2021
Location: Online
Price: £250 (plus VAT)

Learn the techniques needed to conduct great interviews for broadcast and print media on this two-day online course


Writing for women's magazines

Tutor(s): Tiffany Wright
Starts: 00:00 30 June 2021
Location: Online (flexible start date)
Price: £250 (plus VAT)

A course for freelancers offering practical advice on writing and pitching feature ideas for glossy magazines. This course has a flexible start date, so you can start anytime


Media law masterclass

Tutor(s): David Mascord
Starts: 00:00 6 September 2021
Location: Online
Price: £275 (plus VAT)

This five-week online course will show you how to work within the law to make the most of every story you cover


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