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.
Programme Outcomes and Highlights
1. You will undertake the ultimate work experience in journalism, participating in activities including:
You will be coached by our expert journalists through each of these tasks and be given live feedback...
2. You will be coached on how to become a top journalist:
3. You will have access to established journalists from some of the most renowned media houses in the world:
4. Boost your UCAS form and job applications:
Programme Fee: £130/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.
For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.
|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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