Knight Center offers online course on feature writing [Worldwide]

Knight Center offers online course on feature writing [Worldwide]


February 07, 2013

Journalist can apply for the first session of a three-course series taught online in English.

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, in collaboration with the Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM), will be hosting three online courses for journalists on feature writing, ethics and news radio production.

The first course, "Feature Writing," will be offered February 18 - March 17 and taught by Amitabh Sharma.

Sharma is a media professional and consultant of communication. He has over 19 years of experience as an editor, writer, teacher, trainer and consultant in communication.

In this course, participants will learn the skills of writing effective features, how to give features a fresh look, and how to write in-depth and detailed stories that bring out the humane factor in any subject area.

The cost of the course is US$100 or US$70 for members of the ACM.

The second course, "An Introduction to Ethics," will be offered February 25 - March 17 and taught by Kayode James. The third course, "How To Be a Good Radio Producer," will be offered April 8 - May 5 and will be taught by Elizabeth Bennett Marsh.

The deadline to apply for the first course is February 7 by 5 p.m. Central Standard Time.

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