Course Fee: £ 365 (inc vat)  
  Course Date and start time:
Thursday 25 January 2018
    Ten Thursday evenings from 6.30pm-8.30pm

Go Freelance!


An evening class for those wishing to be freelance journalists. The aim of this course is to facilitate entry into the profession, to show how to launch a career in freelance journalism or to help existing writers add to their existing skills. By the end of the course, participants should be well prepared to develop a career as a freelance writer.

This course is tutored by Nick Barlay, an established freelance journalist and author.

  Week 1: Introduction to Journalism and writing news
  Week 2: Ideas and Angles (1)
  Week 3: Ideas and Angles (2) - Developing proposals
  Week 4: Research
  Week 5: Style, Features intros, narrative
  Week 6: Interviewing (1)
  Week 7: Interviewing (2) Profiles, human interest
  Week 8: Reviewing
  Week 9: Travel
  Week 10: Freelancing

There are four writing assignments included in the course - all of which will be reviewed by the course tutor.

Book: Freelance and Feature Writing (London School of Journalism 2009)
(cost included in course fees)