Master Good Storytelling Journalism

Secure an edge and get paid as a freelancer or staffer

Mastering good storytelling could well prove to be your key to success as a professional journalist – whether you are a freelancer or a staff reporter, or just starting out. This course delves into the secrets of winning over your readers and building a good relationship with the editor you sell your story to, or you work with if you already have a job in journalism. As an award-winning reporter and editor with decades of experience, I have found that the skills taught here provide an edge in the competitive world of journalism.

What you’ll learn

  • Master good storytelling as the key to journalism success.
  • Master the secrets to success in journalism.
  • Gain a creative edge in journalism.
  • Give yourself an edge in getting paid.
  • Over 30 lessons and close to 2 hours of content.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 2 lectures • 7min.
  • Good storytelling overview –> 2 lectures • 12min.
  • Outline of key points –> 2 lectures • 11min.
  • Reporting –> 6 lectures • 18min.
  • Writing your story –> 16 lectures • 51min.
  • Standing back –> 2 lectures • 6min.
  • Getting published and paid –> 3 lectures • 9min.
  • Summary –> 1 lecture • 2min.
  • EXTRA LESSONS –> 4 lectures • 14min.
  • RESOURCES –> 3 lectures • 21min.

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Mastering good storytelling could well prove to be your key to success as a professional journalist – whether you are a freelancer or a staff reporter, or just starting out. This course delves into the secrets of winning over your readers and building a good relationship with the editor you sell your story to, or you work with if you already have a job in journalism. As an award-winning reporter and editor with decades of experience, I have found that the skills taught here provide an edge in the competitive world of journalism.

 

In today’s face-paced world, your stories have to grab both the reader and your editor. The skills taught in this course – if practiced properly – will set you above many of your competitors. And what this could mean is winning more success as a freelancer and keeping your editor happy if you already have a staff job.

 

Mastery of good storytelling – both the reporting and writing skills – will make your journey as a journalist more fulfilling. But it could also help where it matters – in getting paid and obtaining a job as a reporter. Editors like to work with journalists who submit engaging and professional work. Good storytelling could be your key to success in your journalism career. If you have been struggling to get going in journalism, this could prove the kickstart you need.

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