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With sport such an important part of many people’s lives, an opportunity to work in the area is very attractive. Sports journalism is an important foundation for not only writing articles, blogs etc but also for broadcasting, personal “Youtube” channels and other social media platforms.
The Sports Journalism and Match Reporting course will teach you how to write structured articles, conduct interviews, prepare features, write match reviews and submit your work to editors.
Unit 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
Unit 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
Unit 3 - Writing for the Media
Reading 1 - Writing for Radio, TV and the Web
Reading 2 - Sports Public Relation
Reading 3 - Succeeding as a Sports Journalist
- Access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection
- A good command of written English
- Ability to allocate appropriate study hours per week
If you have these essential requirements, then you can get started immediately.
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