Digital journalism

What’s the difference between writing for print and journalism for a digital audience? 

If you would like to expand your journalism skills, fully understand the changing media world and increase your employability, this course could suit you.

During the session you will:

  • Learn how to shape your reporting and writing for a digital audience
  • Explore the different platforms available to journalists
  • Understand why filming on phones, blogging or podcasting skills are important
  • Understand the importance of verification and fact checking
  • Discover what employers want and expect
  • Learn about the disciplines and techniques of digital journalism
  • Understand how to market those skills

Aimed at: those new to journalism, those with some writing experience keen to improve their digital skills and those returning to work or seeking journalism experience after a break.

About the trainer: 

Fiona Webster is a national newspaper, magazine and broadcast journalist. Her roles have included freelance news reporter on The Times and Mail on SundayDaily Mirror columnist, staff news and feature writer on The Sun, New York bureau reporter and parliamentary correspondent.

Her freelance features have appeared in the Sunday TimesDaily Mail, the Mail on Sunday’s YOU magazine, The GuardianThe IndependentDaily TelegraphSunday Magazine, and the Daily Express. She has also been a magazine editor and a senior broadcast journalist at ITV. She has taught on the Press Association, Daily MailDaily Telegraph, and Irish Independent graduate training schemes.

Cost: Our standard price is £75 plus VAT, please enquire about group rates or for training to be delivered in-house by contacting [email protected]

This course is taking place on 31 March 2022. Book now.