NCTJ short course in freelance journalism

The NCTJ is to offer a new one-day training course in Freelancing for Journalists as part of its short course, professional training programme.

The course is aimed at qualified journalists who are looking to move into freelance journalism. It is designed to refresh skills in news writing, grammar and editing and also cover key areas such as how to pitch ideas and build relationships with editors, finding a market and useful information about becoming self-employed.

The first course will run at the NCTJ’s offices in Newport, Essex on 5 February. For more information and to book, please see the website.