Journalism Courses, Classes & Workshops in London

Always wanted to be a journalist? Enjoy our huge range of journalism courses, from introductory tasters to specialist classes on a range of subjects including food and travel writing, freelance journalism, blogging, and more. Our part-time courses are flexible and delivered by experts in the field. All our writing courses are taught by practicing writers.

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  1. Introduction to journalism

    Introduction to journalism

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: International House
    On this course students will explore the basic skills a freelance journalist needs to write and sell news and features to newspapers and magazines. From developing ideas and identifying outlets to interview skills and approaching editors.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £52.00

  2. Writing about food

    Writing about food

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Love food and want to write about it? There’s never been a better time with so much happening - from street food markets, pop-up restaurants and supper clubs to 24-hour fine dining and gourmet takeaways - and so many opportunities, with new publications, websites and, of course, blogs.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £72.00

  3. Writing for magazines

    Writing for magazines

    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Get inspired to write on this practical course for freelance journalists and bloggers. Learn to carry out research, interview people, pitch and publish stories, and develop social media skills.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £52.00

  4. Freelance writing and blogging

    Freelance writing and blogging

    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get inspired to write on this practical course for freelance journalists and bloggers. Learn to carry out research, interview people, pitch and publish stories, and build your presence on social media.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £84.00

  5. Reviewing museums, exhibitions and galleries

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 6 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This fun and informative day workshop will consider how to write an effective review of a museum or art gallery, or a specific exhibition. This particularly satisfying form of writing allows you to engage in greater depth with the arts.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  6. Writing press releases

    Writing press releases

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    News editors are inundated with badly written press releases. How do you get yours noticed? Learn the basics of writing effective press releases for business and the public sector, and get feedback on your own work.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  7. Tabloid newspaper tales

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 28 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the biggest front page stories of the last 50 years and see how newspapers were transformed from hot metal to digital production and colour. From scandals that rocked politics and royalty to closing down Britain’s largest circulation newspaper. Try writing a news and feature article – just like a journalist and then take home a memorable newspaper front page of one of the biggest news stories ever produced.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  8. Travel writing workshop

    Travel writing workshop

    Course Date: Mon 6 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Make travelling pay. Find out what travel editors of newspapers and magazines look for, and learn how to get a commission, write a saleable article and get your trip financed. Receive practical advice on identifying suitable outlets and contacting editors.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £52.00

  9. Freelance journalism

    Freelance journalism

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fast track through the essential skills for writing newspaper and magazine articles with a widely experienced Fleet Street professional. Experiment with challenging interviews and receive insider tips on selling your work.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £44.00

  10. Copywriting: a taster

    Copywriting: a taster

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Good copywriting skills are increasingly important, whether you want to write your own website or your company’s sales literature, or hope to work in advertising or marketing. We'll cover the core elements of copywriting using examples and practical exercises.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  11. Writing articles workshop

    Writing articles workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 8 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Work with a freelance journalist to sharpen up your writing in this in-depth workshop. Improve your style and discover the key skills you need to produce high quality articles to a deadline.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £40.00

  12. Writing for blogs: a taster

    Writing for blogs: a taster

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 16 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Got a passion, a journey or an obsession to share? Blogging is the perfect medium through which to share your interests with the world. This one-day workshop teaches the essential skills required to write blogposts that will resonate.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

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