Would you like to learn how to be a better writer or get a taste of journalism? Observant is organising four writing workshop in March and April 2017, both in English and Dutch. The workshops can be taken separately and are given by professional journalists. We work in small groups of a maximum of 10 participants (minimum 6). Participants will receive a certificate upon completion.
Workshop 1 News and Press Release
How can I get my message or conclusion down on paper concisely and attractively?
Date and time: Thursday, 16 March 2017 from 9:30-12:00hrs. Open from 9:00hrs
Workshop 2 Interview
How to prepare for an interview, what questions to ask and how to put it on paper?
Date and time: Thursday, 23 March 2017 from 9:30-12:00hrs. Open from 9:00hrs
Workshop 3 Science Journalism
How to write about science for a broad public? How to avoid jargon and explain the complicated subject clearly step by step?
Date and time: Thursday, 30 March 2017 from 9:30-12:00hrs. Open from 9:00hrs
Workshop 4 Column
How to write an anecdote, a yarn, a philosophy, or diatribe briefly and to the point?
Date and time: Thursday, 6 April 2017 from 9:30-12:00hrs. Open from 9:00hrs
Prices: €30 (UM students), €100 (employees, alumni and SenUM members), € 125 (outside the UM) per workshop
Location: Observant editorial room, Sint Servaasklooster 32, room 2.036
Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 043-3885384
Registration until Monday morning, 20 February 2017, 9:00hrs.