Event

Workshop: How to talk to a journalist

3 June 2021

Got a great story to tell but don’t know where to start? This practical online workshop from the Education Media Centre is for you.

When

10am - 1pm

Where

This event will
be hosted
online
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Price

From £165 +VAT+fees

Got a great story to tell but don’t know where to start? This practical online workshop from the Education Media Centre is for you.

 

Led by a respected national education journalist, this session will give you the strategies you need to get started.

 

The event will cover:

  • When should you make that pitch?
  • How can you make it compelling?
  • What kind of approach will get you the response you want?
  • How can you build on this initial contact to ensure lasting and productive relationships?

Your workshop leader: Fran Abrams

Fran Abrams is Chief Executive of the Education Media Centre, a charity run by education journalists. She has worked in and with the national news media for more than 30 years and has been Education Correspondent of the Sunday Times, the Sunday Telegraph and the Independent. Fran also spent 15 years as an investigative reporter with BBC Radio 4’s File on 4 programme, has authored six factual books and now writes for the Guardian on education.

 


This workshop is part of a series of workshops delivered by the Education Media Centre to help you sharpen up your marketing skills. Other workshops in this series include:


Who is the Education Media Centre?

The centre is a charity devoted to ensuring journalists have good evidence about what works in education – and it’s run by some of the UK’s most respected and experienced education correspondents.

These popular seminars are aimed at those whose work involves communicating about education topics, but who feel they could benefit from some advice and support. The sessions focus on helping participants write in an engaging and informative way for a range of audiences.


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