1. Career Edge

Journalism: The Who, What, Where, Why, and How of Writing Feature Stories

If you are contemplating a career in journalism, this course provides the essentials—who, what, where, why, and how—of reporting and writing feature stories. In this immersive, hands-on course, you will gain the fundamental skills of print-based journalism by mastering techniques that are applicable to all journalistic forms, including newspaper, magazine, digital, and broadcast. In a collaborative environment, you will learn to identify story ideas, conduct research, and interview subjects. You will hone your writing skills to craft clear, concise, and engaging stories and headlines, while delving into the critical issues of journalism ethics, including plagiarism and libel. Gain experience having your work closely reviewed by a professional editor, and leave the class with a polished feature story.

Ideal For

  • High school students who have completed grades 9, 10, or 11
  • High school students who are interested in exploring a career in journalism

You'll Walk Away With

  • Mastery of skills and techniques that are applicable to all forms of journalism
  • Experience working with a professional editor
  • A polished feature story and a blog post

Available Sessions

  • Session 1 Jul 06 - 10, 2020 Mon - Fri 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

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Career Edge Schedule

Deadline to apply:

June 15, 2020

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