Free journalism workshops

If you’re interested in a career in journalism our free, hands-on workshops will give you a glimpse into the industry and our award-winning NCTJ training.

Whether you’re just starting out or thinking of a career change, our practical sessions are suitable for those looking to get into news, sport, online or broadcast journalism.

While many people are self-isolating and working from home, we’re doing things a bit differently.

You can now attend any/all of the below workshops remotely as we will be streaming them live on Zoom.

If you are interested in virtually attending any of the below workshops please email training@newsassociates.co.uk to receive more information and to be added to our database.

April 6, 2pm-3:30pm – Pitching stories with Journo Resources founder Jem Collins

April 7, 1pm-2pm – In conversation with… Reuters sports news and football correspondent Simon Evans

April 8, 10:30am-1:30pm – Interactive breaking news 1

April 8, 3:30pm-4:30pm – In conversation with… investigative journalist Meirion Jones

April 9, 10:30am-1:30pm – Interactive breaking news 2

April 14, 11am-1pm – Introduction to Freedom of Information requests

April 16, 3:30pm-4:30pm – In conversation with… former Sky News senior correspondent Ian Woods

April 21, 7pm-9pm – Interactive sports journalism

April 22, 1pm-2pm – In conversation with… The Times chief football writer Henry Winter

April 27, 7pm-8pm – In conversation with… The Sun Premier League football reporter Tom Barclay

May 4, 1pm-3pm – Feature writing

May 5, 1:30pm-2:30pm – In conversation with… Sky News presenter Kay Burley

May 5, 7pm-8:30pm – An evening with… five brilliant women in journalism

May 7, 3pm-4pm – In conversation with… BBC Test Match Special, Sky Sports and Channel 5 commentator Charles Dagnall

May 12, 7pm-9pm – Interactive breaking news 1

May 14, 3pm-4pm – In conversation with… ITV senior football commentator Clive Tyldesley

May 19, 7pm-8:30pm – An evening with… five rising stars in journalism

Time/date tbc – In conversation with… BBC broadcast journalist Christian Fraser

Time/date tbc – In conversation with… BBC political correspondent Chris Mason

If you’re interested in a career in journalism our free, hands-on workshops will give you a glimpse into the industry and our award-winning NCTJ training.

Whether you’re just starting out or thinking of a career change, our practical sessions are suitable for those looking to get into news, sport, online or broadcast journalism.

At the news journalism workshops our editors will get you tackling a breaking news exercise followed by a look at the day’s papers and we’ll provide you with individual feedback on your stories.

Our practical sports journalism workshops are delivered alongside Sportsbeat – the UK’s leading sports news agency – and involve covering live action and press conferences.

You’ll also get to meet our journalists, editors and training team who will answer your questions and provide careers advice. If you’re interested, sign up below or email training@newsassociates.co.uk

In London and Manchester we hold different journalism workshops for university students/post-graduates/career changers and A-Level students. Scroll down for dates and click here for more information about our BA (Hons) Journalism degree

London Workshop Dates (uni students/post-graduates)

AMPERSAND HOUSE, 49-53 YORK STREET, LONDON, TW1 3LP 

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Manchester Workshop Dates (uni students/post-graduates)

Carlton House, 16-18 Albert Square, Manchester, M2 5PE

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London workshop dates (A Level students)

AMPERSAND HOUSE, 49-53 YORK STREET, LONDON, TW1 3LP 

Please see above.

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News Associates guest speaker Amol Rajan

 

“News Associates was the perfect introduction to the journalism industry. I had no intention of joining the course but after a free workshop I was instantly sold and it was the best decision I’ve made.”

Lauren Windle, The Sun

 

Manchester Workshop Dates (A Level students)

Carlton House, 16-18 Albert Square, Manchester, M2 5PE

Please see above.

Find our Manchester centre on Google Maps

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journalism workshops for a level students

 

“The School of Journalism’s masterclasses gave me a real insight into the intensity and sheer excitement of reporting. Their challenging tasks pushed me out of my comfort zone towards improvement, while the friendly tutors shared their wealth of industry knowledge through detailed feedback.”

Adam Wareing, student