On the Young Journalist Programme, a group of journalists from some of the world’s most renowned media houses will immerse you in a series of interactive role plays, seminars, and Q&A sessions, to give you a 360-degree experience of journalism. You will also be coached on how to maximise your chances of becoming a top journalist, starting now. You will leave the programme having gained a competitive advantage over other aspiring journalists, and a brilliant experience to include on your UCAS application.
You will be coached by our expert journalists through each of these tasks and be given live feedback...
£135/student for the full day. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.
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|10.30am||The World of a Journalist||- The star players and leading institutions
- The pressure and expectations
- Welcome to the Newsroom
|11.00am||The Print Journalist||- Stories, sources and secrets
- How to structure an engaging story
- The need for speed, accuracy and an angle
- BREAKING NEWS: write your own story on a controversial new parliamentary bill
|12.00pm||The Broadcast Journalist||- Inside the newsroom, out on the road
- The pressures of a live broadcast
- Style, technique and personality
- BREAKING NEWS: write and record your own news story
|2.00pm||The Investigative Journalist||- What is investigative journalism?
- Where and how to start
- Balancing conflicting influences
- BREAKING NEWS: plan your own scoop
|3.00pm||The Data Journalist||- The brave new world of journalism
- Using data to tell a story
- Numbers tell a thousand words
- BREAKING NEWS: use data to tell your story, your way
|4.00pm||Breaking into Journalism||- Routes into the profession
- Getting that elusive work experience
- What editors are looking for
|4.30pm||Panel Q&A||- Live Q&A with journalists from top media houses
- All your burning questions answered
- Make valuable contacts
University College, London (UCL)
The Roberts Building
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