Storytelling and Original Journalism

The course examines what stops us producing original stories and offers quick, no-cost solutions. It looks at the power of 'disruptive' questions and at active listening as a means to seeing stories in a new way. It offers techniques for improving the way you tell stories and for helping to pitching them effectively.
The outcomes of the course are as follows:

  • A deeper understanding of the key skills needed to find and tell compelling stories
  • To be able to listen to contributors at a deeper level to uncover new insights and information
  • Knowledge of techniques to enable original thinking and original journalism
  • To receive and learn from focussed feedback on individual story writing

    Course Content

    This course will cover the following:
  • What is original journalism?
  • Finding original stories
  • The power of questions
  • Getting away from formula journalism
  • How to tell great stories
  • Pitching your ideas and ....much more!

    Training Method

    A highly interactive course with lots of practical input from trainers and participants.