This distance learning Freelance Journalism course is designed to teach you how to write saleable material for a whole variety of publications but especially for newspapers.
There is special emphasis on finding and researching news stories, on marketing and selling your work and how to write for regional and national newspapers.
Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Inside the Newspaper
Lesson 3: Getting Started as a Journalist
Lesson 4: The Essentials of Writing
Lesson 5: Writing Feature Articles
Lesson 6: Broadcasting Journalism
Lesson 7: Laws and Ethics
Lesson 8: Public Administration.
Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience. If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Diploma.