This is a one-day course for individuals who want to enhance their knowledge and skills in writing news articles for publication. Participants will learn how to write news stories, press releases, titles, headlines, and captions for photographs. Writing exercises will help hone the participants’ skills in recognizing the elements that go into various forms of writing for publication.
The session will be on 30 September 2020.
Disclaimer: We will inform the public and our participants if there are changes in the training date.
Who Should Attend
This course is recommended for public relations practitioners, junior communication officers, and information assistants who want to expand their knowledge and sharpen their skills in news writing and news development techniques. Corporate Communications, Public Affairs, and Information employees are also welcome to attend.
Module 1: Characteristics of News
Module 2: Imaginative Structure of News Stories
Module 3: Sources of News
Module 4: Writing Headlines, Titles, and Captions
- Participant interface
- Writing drills
- Evaluation of sample news articles
Norberto D. Bana III, JD, PhD
The training will be conducted using online video-conferencing facilities that will be hosted by the AIJC.
At the end of the course, the participants will be able to:
- Write news items based on corporate activities;
- Write captions, headlines and titles for news articles;
- Identify the different sources of news in a corporate setting; and
- Demonstrate the capability to track news leads.
Course fee starts at only P6500/pax for 10-20 participants. For in-house training, fee and scheduled date may change based on the client’s customized needs and availability.