UCT Feature Journalism online short course
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for established writers looking to fine-tune their abilities, as well as anyone wanting to break into the journalism industry. Students will gain core interviewing, researching, and writing skills to develop and sell feature articles. They'll also explore the legal and ethical implications of feature journalism. Guided by award-winning journalist, André Wiesner, students will write their own 2000-word feature article that can be added to their portfolio.
What you will learn
Module 1 Introduction to Feature Journalism
Module 2 The Form and Function of Features
Module 3 Developing Feature Story Ideas
Module 4 Researching the Feature Article
Module 5 Interviewing for Feature Journalism
Module 6 Essential Elements of Feature Articles
Module 7 Language and Structure
Module 8 Editing Your Article for Style and Clarity
Module 9 Journalistic Ethics
Module 10 Selling Your Writing