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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.

Follow us on Twitter @training_media.


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Social media

Social media content strategies

Tutor(s): Sue Llewellyn
Date: 15 March 2016
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

One-day course: Discover what makes people click and share, plus what, when and where to post on social media


Mastering social media: from Twitter to Instagram

Tutor(s): Adam Tinworth
Date: 18 April 2016
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Shaftesbury Court, 95 Ditchling Road, Brighton BN1 4ST
Price: £80 (inc. VAT)

Evening course: Learn practical tips for using social media such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Vine


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Freelancing

Copywriting for freelance journalists

Tutor(s): Jackie Barrie
Date: 25 February 2016
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
Date: 1 March 2016
Time: 00:00 - 00:00
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
Date: 1 March 2016
Time: 00:00 - 00:00
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
Date: 1 March 2016
Time: 00:00 - 00:00
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

Analytics for journalists: Measuring success with metrics

Tutor(s): Adam Tinworth
Date: 15 February 2016
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


Analytics essentials

Tutor(s): Adam Tinworth
Date: 29 February 2016
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Shaftesbury Court, 95 Ditchling Road, Brighton BN1 4ST
Price: £80 (inc. VAT)

Evening course: A practical workshop designed to teach you how to use metrics to both measure your success and improve your content


Search engine optimisation for journalists

Tutor(s): Adam Tinworth
Date: 9 March 2016
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: 5 April 2016
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


Online media law refresher

Tutor(s): Dr Richard Danbury
Date: 15 April 2016
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


Better blogging

Tutor(s): Adam Tinworth
Date: 25 April 2016
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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Writing skills

Proof reading

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 10 February 2016
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1AE
Price: £456 (inc. VAT)

Become an alert proof-reader by learning more than 30 key areas where mistakes can occur.


News & feature writing

Tutor(s): Press Association
Starts: 09:30 18 February 2016
Finishes: 17:00 19 February 2016
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1AE
Price: £816 (inc. VAT)

Two-day course: The essential guide to writing news and features, this course delivers a foundation in a range of writing styles


Writing and editing on the web and mobile

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 22 February 2016
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1AE
Price: £456 (inc. VAT)

This course is about understanding how readers’ behaviour is changing and maximising the impact of the copy we create or edit.


Writing for non-journalists

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 21 March 2016
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V
Price: £456 (inc. VAT)

Learn how to write like a journalist on this intensive, fast-paced course which is ideal for anyone who wants to learn some basic journalist skills in news and feature writing.



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PR & Communications

What makes news: get more stories in the media

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 23 February 2016
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Location: Press Association
Price: £456 (inc. VAT)

Understand how media organisations function, who the key decision makers are, how editorial decisions are made and how to use the media to your advantage.


An introduction to PR

Tutor(s): Press Association
Starts: 09:30 24 February 2016
Finishes: 17:30 25 February 2016
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1AE
Price: £816 (inc. VAT)

Two-day course: An intensive introduction to PR in all its forms


Effective press release writing

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 26 February 2016
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


Crisis management

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 1 March 2016
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.


Advanced PR

Tutor(s): Press Association
Starts: 09:30 4 April 2016
Finishes: 17:00 5 April 2016
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1AE
Price: £816 (inc. VAT)

Two-day course: Discover emerging ideas for building relationships with external stakeholders, ensuring they understand the issues, restraints, vision and attainments that enhance reputation and brand value.



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Design & Communications

Build your own website in a day

Tutor(s): Press Association
Date: 15 March 2016
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Location: Press Association 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1AE
Price: £456 (inc. VAT)

Do you need a website quickly, but don’t want to hire a developer? This course will show you how to build one, without any technical or coding knowledge, in a day.


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