Media, multimedia and research courses

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

In addition to full and half-day courses in London, we offer online training as well as evening workshops at our office in Brighton.

Members of our freelance journalist directory also get a 10 per cent discount on all courses (please contact us before booking).

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

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Social media

SOLD OUT: Social video crash course

Tutor(s): Richard Barley
Date: 17 September 2015
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

Snapchat, Instagram or Vine? Get to grips with all the major players in the social video space with fun, practical exercises in this one-day course


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Freelancing

Copywriting for freelance journalists

Tutor(s): Jackie Barrie
Date: 1 October 2015
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

One-day course: A course for freelancers interested in commercial copywriting


Writing for women's magazines (online, flexible course)

Tutor(s): Tiffany Wright
Starts: 09:00 19 November 2015
Location: Online (flexible start date)
Price: £300 (inc. VAT)

Online: A course for freelancers offering practical advice on writing and pitching feature ideas for glossy magazines


Freelance feature writing (online, flexible course)

Tutor(s): Ellie Levenson
Starts: 09:00 23 November 2015
Location: Online (flexible start date)
Price: £300 (inc. VAT)

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


Online travel writing (online, flexible course)

Tutor(s): Tina Walsh
Starts: 09:00 24 November 2015
Location: Online (flexible start date)
Price: £300 (inc. VAT)

This five-week email correspondence course gives new travel writers an introduction to writing and pitching articles.


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Essential skills

Brand journalism masterclass

Tutor(s): Corinne Podger
Date: 21 September 2015
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

Learn how to tell strong, authentic stories about your organisation on this one-day practical course


Mobile storytelling bootcamp: Create professional video packages with your iPhone

Tutor(s): Robb Montgomery
Date: 28 September 2015
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

Learn how to use your phone to its full potential with this crash course in video journalism


Analytics for journalists: Measuring success with metrics

Tutor(s): Adam Tinworth
Date: 6 October 2015
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

This one-day course is designed to develop your understanding of using analytics to develop ideas and stories


Online media law refresher

Tutor(s): Dr Richard Danbury
Date: 9 October 2015
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

Get up-to-date with the latest developments in digital media law on this one-day course, also suitable for those with no previous legal training


Search engine optimisation for journalists

Tutor(s): Adam Tinworth
Date: 22 October 2015
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

One-day course: The latest SEO advice for journalists and editors


Making podcasts and audio packages

Tutor(s): Corinne Podger
Date: 26 October 2015
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

One-day course: A workshop in recording and editing audio to create great podcasts and professional radio packages


Better blogging

Tutor(s): Adam Tinworth
Date: 29 October 2015
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Shaftesbury Court, 95 Ditchling Road, Brighton BN1 4ST
Price: £80 (inc. VAT)

Evening course: Discover how to publish engaging content, build an online community and plan a long-term strategy for your blog


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Specialisms

Financial journalism: essentials

Tutor(s): Peter Kirwan
Date: 24 September 2015
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

One-day course: Expert practical advice on understanding and interpreting company reports


Financial journalism: essentials to intermediate

Tutor(s): Peter Kirwan
Starts: 10:00 24 September 2015
Finishes: 17:00 25 September 2015
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £420 (inc. VAT)

Two-day course: Get an in-depth knowledge of covering financials and company reports


Financial journalism: intermediate

Tutor(s): Peter Kirwan
Date: 25 September 2015
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

One-day course: For those already comfortable with analysing company accounts, this course will help develop your skills further



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Writing skills

Advancing your news writing

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 15 September 2015
Time: 09:30 - 17:30
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1AE
Price: £456 (inc. VAT)

This course takes a look at the quality and quantity of your news-writing, plus fresh ideas on sources for stories.


News writing

Tutor(s): Press Association
Starts: 09:30 12 October 2015
Finishes: 17:00 13 October 2015
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1AE
Price: £816 (inc. VAT)

We show you what makes news, where to find it and how to write it.



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PR and communications

What makes news: get more stories in the media

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 8 September 2015
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Location: Press Association
Price: £456 (inc. VAT)

This intensive course will give you a much greater understanding of how media organisations function, who the key decision makers are, how editorial decisions made and how to use the media to your advantage.


Planning & developing a PR strategy

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 10 September 2015
Time: 09:30 - 17:30
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1AE
Price: £456 (inc. VAT)

This comprehensive course will give you a much greater understanding of how to plan media and PR campaigns. I


Crisis management

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 11 September 2015
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Location: Press Association
Price: £456 (inc. VAT)

Learn how to manage the fall-out of a crisis in today’s social media-driven world – before it happens.


SOLD OUT: Effective press release writing

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 25 September 2015
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V
Price: £456 (inc. VAT)

This hands-on course gives delegates a better understanding of how the press works and how to get stories published.


PR writing: advancing your skills

Tutor(s): Press Association
Starts: 09:30 2 October 2015
Finishes: 17:00 2 September 2015
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1AE
Price: £456 (inc. VAT)

This course is aimed at more experienced writers who want to further develop their PR writing skills.



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Design and photography

Adobe Photoshop

Tutor(s): Press Assosiation
Starts: 09:30 23 September 2015
Finishes: 17:00 24 August 2015
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1AE
Price: £816 (inc. VAT)

2 DAY COURSE: This course takes a practical look at picture production and enhancement of images, montages and ensuring that the correct tools are being used to get the best print results.


Adobe Illustrator

Tutor(s): Press Association
Starts: 09:30 5 October 2015
Finishes: 17:00 6 October 2015
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1AE
Price: £816 (inc. VAT)

2 DAY COURSE: Learn the latest techniques from a top designer for enhancing images and adding a professional finish to design work with this highly practical course.



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Management

Internal communications: Advancing your skills

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 22 September 2015
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V
Price: £456 (inc. VAT)

This highly participative course examines issues internal communication professionals face in their daily roles


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