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Feature Writing and Pitching

Features

Course Content:        

This course is for anyone who would benefit from understanding the principles and actions behind successful features.  It covers writing with style for professional publications and includes sessions on building a story, structure, interviewing and pitching. Every aspect of writing outstanding features will be covered, from understanding your audience, publication and subject, to research, writing and interview skills.

Programme

  • Building a Feature:
  • Finding ideas and making them work
  • Structure:
  • Thinking in advance about how to shape your material
  • Interviewing:
  • Being in control of the interviewing situation
  • Pitching:
  • How to present ideas and follow them up

What you should bring with you:  No requirements, however, you may wish to bring a notepad.

Qualifications:  No formal qualifications required.

Expected learning outcomes:  On completion, participants should have the ability to approach any subject and turn it into a readable feature. They will have the confidence to deal with varied situations and to conduct interviews in a professional and probing manner.

This 1 day course costs £100 for NUJ members and £160 for non-members and this includes all materials, tea/coffees & sandwich lunch.

Check out our Course Calendar for the next date and location for this course.  For availability and to book a place, please contact us on 0141 248 6648/7748 or by email at NUJScotland@nuj.org.uk

 PaypalYou can pay for this course securely using the links below:

NUJ members CLICK HERE

Non members CLICK HERE

Please note many of our courses are eligible for funding under a SDS Individual Learning Account, so let us know if you have an ILA at the time of booking and we can request a learning token for you.

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