Events

14 Jun, 2020

Narrative Scaffolding

Online masterclass by the Australian Society of Authors Do you want to write more compelling prose? Or find out how to write an opening that packs a punch? Join us for this online masterclass with expert presenter Nadine Davidoff, who will expose the hidden scaffolding that undergirds the very best writing. Nadine is a freelance […]

11 Jun, 2020

Book-Length Journalism Projects

Online masterclass by the Walkley Foundation Do you have a book in you? If so, this is the masterclass for you. Walkley Book Award-winning journalist and author Helen Pitt (The House) will take you through the process from planning and research to writing, editing and publication. Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund. More information available […]

09 Jun, 2020

Headline Writing

Online masterclass by the Walkley Foundation Learn how to approach headline writing in a range of ways with the 2019 Walkley Award-winner for Best Headline, Baz McAlister. This masterclass is a great opportunity for journalists and editors to add a string to their editing bow with an award-winning expert. Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural […]

02 Jun, 2020

Podcasting for Journalists

Online masterclass by the Walkley Foundation If you’ve been thinking about exploring the podcast format for a story or investigation, don’t miss this masterclass with Eric George, multimedia editor at The Australian who’s been part of the teams behind Walkley-winning podcasts including Bowraville and Lost in Larrimah. Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund. More […]

01 Jun, 2020

FOI for Journalists

Online masterclass by the Walkley Foundation Two webinars for QLD and NSW Learn how to use Freedom Of Information (FOI) requests to underpin your journalism with award-winning journalist and Seven News FOI editor, Alison Sandy. Alison will talk through what kind of information is available and all the tricks and traps for getting hold of […]

29 May, 2020 to 19 Jun, 2020

Pitch Perfect

Online course by the Australian Society of Authors How to prepare yourself for the publishing process Are you looking to publish your book, but you’re unsure of the pitching process? This four-week course, designed for authors writing for readers from middle grade to adult, will address all of the crucial steps you’ll need to take […]

28 May, 2020

The Edit with Brendan Donohoe

Webinar by the Melbourne Press Club Brendan Donohoe will be in conversation with Age journalist Rachael Dexter to chat about his thirty years as 7NEWS Melbourne state political reporter. While Edit events are usually exclusive to students and early-career journalists, this webinar is open to all! Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund. More information […]

27 May, 2020 to 17 Jun, 2020

How to Run Virtual Appearances

Online series by the Australian Society of Authors The outbreak of COVID-19 has seen the cancellation of authors’ live appearances at libraries, schools and festivals, and the demand for online capabilities has never been higher. Do you have the knowledge, expertise and confidence to turn your in-person sessions into online community engagement? This project has […]

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