A new specialism offer from PA Training, enabling you to focus on this dynamic style of reporting. You’ll spend one day a week learning about style and structure from magazine and features experts. You’ll develop your interviewing skills, find your voice, and learn how to write a balanced feature that really engages a reader.
You’ll be given opportunities to put your learning into practice and will be encouraged to pitch your pieces of compelling, longer-form journalism to editors for publication.
All our courses are accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ).
If you’re interested in this type of journalism, apply now.
We also work with companies who wish to invest in their teams to improve their journalism skills.
61 Queen Street, London, EC4R 1EB
We are based in the heart of the city, a short walk from parliament and the central criminal court.
£5,563 for the full course.
Fees can be paid by instalments
After five weeks study, you will then choose a specialism so you can build your skills and knowledge in an area that interests you.
For candidates interested in digital features and longform journalism, you’ll spend one day a week learning about style and structure from magazine and features experts. You’ll develop your interviewing skills, find your voice, and learn how to write a balanced feature that really engages a reader.
You’ll be given opportunities to put your learning into practice and encouraged to pitch these pieces of compelling, longer-form journalism to editors for publication. At the end of the course, you’ll take the NCTJ’s Practical Magazine Journalism module, during which you’ll take part in a live magazine day.
All trainees also receive video training throughout the course, and you will build a strong portfolio so you have a range of work to show editors when it comes to finding a job.
We have excellent links with newsrooms and can also offer support and advice to those choosing freelance careers. After the course you’ll be able to join our alumni network and build connections with other PA Training graduates.
Develop the skills for good storytelling
Understand the code that guides journalists
Learn the basics of media law and court reporting
Learn the skills for creating excellent digital content
Learn how to write up to 100 words a minute
We provide the best start to your career with our industry-leading journalism training. Training with the UK and Ireland’s national press agency means that you’ll be treated like a journalist from day one of your course, and we’ll focus on giving you the skills you need that potential employers are looking for.
You’ll be taught by senior journalists from some of the UK’s most prestigious newsrooms and produce stories that help you achieve top marks in your NCTJ exams — not to mention gaining the best start to your journalism career.