Journalism taster session

This taster session gives you an insight into studying Journalism at university.

Journalism taster day

An introduction to news writing

This taster session is a chance to get an introduction to news writing, specifically on how to write and structure a story for a news website. Deputy Head of Department, Lisa Bradley, is a multi-award winning journalist and educator. In this session, Lisa will explore journalistic writing in the form of an online news story, looking at how to accurately report information to deliver a good story.

When: Wednesday 4 May 2022, 3.50pm - 5:00pm

Age group: Year 12 and Year 13

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Check for places and book

Please be advised that bookings for all taster sessions will close at 10am the day before the session, or earlier if the session becomes fully-booked. We therefore recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

If you are a teacher, please encourage your pupils to book individually.


Please note, this is an approximate schedule and is subject to change.

Time Activity
3.50pm Log in and get comfortable
4.00pm Introductions and brief welcome talk
4.15pm Commence press conference and questions
4.30pm News writing task
4.45pm Feedback and any questions from students
5.00pm Close

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