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This course includes:

07:54:00 hours

CPD Accreditation

17 units

Full lifetime access

Access on mobile and TV

Certificate of completion

Training Express
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Training Express

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the principles of journalism and its historical development.
  • Develop effective interviewing skills and techniques.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in news writing, production, and reporting for various media platforms.
  • Gain knowledge of media regulatory bodies and journalism laws.
  • Analyse and apply ethical practices in journalism.
  • Identify and report on niche topics and produce compelling feature stories.
  • Prepare for a career in journalism and related fields.

Course Overview:

This Journalism course covers the fundamentals of the field, from its history and development to news writing, production, and reporting for various media platforms. Learners will gain essential mastery in interviewing, writing, and reporting and understand the role of regulatory bodies and legal considerations in the field. Learners who focus on ethics and niche journalism will learn to analyse and report on complex topics and produce compelling feature stories.  Whether you're interested in pursuing a career in journalism or want to develop your wisdom and techniques in this exciting field, this course is perfect for you.

Course Benefits:

This course offers a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of journalism, preparing students for careers in the field. Learners will develop aptitudes in interviewing, news writing, and reporting for various media platforms while gaining knowledge of media regulatory bodies and journalism laws. The course also emphasises the importance of ethical practices and provides insights into niche journalism, allowing learners to analyse and report on complex topics and produce compelling feature stories.  Upon completing the course, learners will be equipped with the tools and knowledge to succeed in journalism and related fields.

Career Path:

  • Journalist - Conducts interviews, investigates, and writes stories for print, broadcast, or digital media.
  • Editor - Edits and proofreads written content to ensure accuracy, clarity, and coherence.
  • Photojournalist - Captures images and videos to accompany news stories for print, broadcast, or digital media.
  • News Anchor - Presents news stories on television or radio broadcasts.
  • Social Media Manager - Manages social media accounts for media organisations, creating and curating content to engage audiences.
  • Public Relations Specialist - Develops and implements communication strategies to promote organisations or individuals.
Course content


01: Introduction and Principles of Journalism


02: History and Development of Journalism


03: Interviewing


04: Newspaper Journalism


05: News Writing, Production and Reporting


06: Television Journalism


07: Radio Journalism


08: Media Regulatory Bodies


09: Writing Skills for Journalists


10: Journalism law


11: Defamation


12: Journalism Ethics


13: Health and Safety for Journalists


14: Niche Journalism


15: Tips on Writing a Good Feature Story


16: Online and Freelance Journalism


17: Becoming a Journalist


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