The British Academy for Training and Development presents this course (News Editing and Press Reporting) for all individuals wishing to develop special Journalism and Editing capabilities and to know better the major methods to successfully edit various Media Material and Press Content.

Press Editing is the art of drafting all media materials such as text, images and in some cases videos, and then creating all those elements into useful and effective compelling Media material. Newspapers in all over the world employ the art of portraiture to present the autobiography of prominent and influential people in societies, in order to target readers' human interests, by highlighting the educational certificates obtained by the person, his family, career, and his duties and responsibilities.

When writing a portrait of a particular famous figure, the journalist must review a variety of documents written about him, such as articles and newspaper interviews, as well as making direct contacts with live sources of the relevant public figure, such as a family member or a friend.

Objectives and target group

The British Academy for Training and Development presents this course for the following audience:

  • Directors and Owners of Paper Magazines.
  • Managers and Owners of Paper Newspapers.
  • Directors and Editors of Electronic Magazines and Newspapers.
  • All Press Editors.
  • Students and Academics who wish to learn the latest editing techniques.
  • Journalists and PR staff.
  • New employees in journalism industry.
  • Exceptive staff in the field of Press and Media.

How will trainees benefit from the Course?

After completing the program, trainees will be able to master the following topics:

  • Developing their abilities in Editing of Press Release, for Electronic and Paper Reviews, and Magazines.
  • Studying modern curriculum in Press Editing.
  • Learning advanced methods to formulate and prepare information collected from various sources.
  • How to access appropriate sites depending on the nature of information to be collected.
  • Mechanisms of field work and collection of information.
  • Acquire and enhance Script Writing skills.
  • Identify the basic qualities and skills required for TV Script Writing and Broadcasting

Course Content

• Writing and linguistic skills of media material, and preparing written content for editing.
• Skills to transform ideas, facts, events, and stories into attractive and valuable journalistic material.
• Skills of gathering information from different sources.
• Professional ethics and code of conduct, adopted in the field of Press Editing.
• International standards and steps to be considered in the Editorial Departments.
• Contemporary Trends in the Sector of Journalism and Press Editing Industry.
• Comprehensive study of Mass Media.
• Writing for Press and Media.
• Editorial skills and activities.
• Preparation of Press & Media Reports.
• Storytelling skills for Press & Media.
• Study of Advertising activities and campaigns.
• Copyright Rules and Announcements.
• Introduction to Public Relations.
• Obtaining new ideas.
• Understanding the Market and the Reader Needs.
• Continuation of searching process.
• Proper Conducting of interviews.
• Modification and Improvement - delivery of the first draft of Press Story.
• Presentation of Press Stories for technical analysis.

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Course Cost

Note / Price varies according to the selected city

Members NO. : 1
£3800 / Member

Members NO. : 2 - 3
£3040 / Member

Members NO. : + 3
£2356 / Member

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