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 and we’ll provide individual feedback on your stories.
Our sports journalism workshops are delivered alongside Sportsbeat – the UK’s leading sports news agency.
You’ll 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
All workshops are taking place on Zoom for the time being.
Tuesday February 2, 7pm-9pm – news journalism
Tuesday February 16, 7pm-8pm – How to… start your own publication with The Indiependent founder Beth Kirkbride
Wednesday February 17, 5pm-6pm – How to… start your own podcast with SportSpielPod co-host and Herts Live digital content lead Alasdair Hooper
Thursday February 18, 2pm-3pm – How to… start your own newsletter with Journo Resources founder Jem Collins
Friday February 19, 2pm-3pm – How to… become a journalist! Q&A with News Associates editorial development manager Lucy Dyer
Tuesday March 2, 7pm-9pm – news journalism
Tuesday March 9, 7pm-9pm – sports journalism
“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, News Associates alumna
“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, School of Journalism alumnus