Sports Journalism & Match Reporting
The Australian College Sports Journalism & Match Reporting course, will teach you how to write structured articles, conduct interviews, prepare features, write match reviews and submit your work to editors.
You will learn how sports journalists do their job, how they interview players and competitors, how they get lively quotes, how they write exciting match reports and how they get them published with their name underneath. It doesn’t matter what the sport is because just about any sport has a market.
Career opportunities include: Freelance Sports Journalist, Sports Writer, Match Reporter, and Sports Marketer.
When you successfully complete your course you will be awarded the Australian College Diploma of Journalism (Sports Journalism and Match Reporting).
Module 1: Foundations of Sports Journalism
Reading 1: Introduction to The World of Sports Journalism
Reading 2: The Sports Journalist’s Personal and Material Essentials
Reading 3: Writing Sports News, Match Reports and Round-Ups
Reading 4: Sports Feature Writing and Interviewing
Module 2: Develop Communication and Research Skills
Reading 1: Style Matters
Reading 2: Sports Journalism Research
Reading 3: Defamation and Copyright Laws for Sports Journalism
Reading 4: Marketing the Sports Story
Module 3: Writing for the Media
Reading 1: Writing for Radio, TV and the Web
Reading 2: Sports Public Relations
Reading 3: Succeeding as a Sports Journalist