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Media training

Would you like to write for Red Pepper and other publications? Whether you're an experienced writer looking for new skills, or a beginner looking for starter tips, we offer a range of workshops around the UK

March 8, 2016
1 min read

For further details and to book a place at any of the below sessions please email jenny@redpepper.org.uk. We are always interested in expanding the programme too, so if you’d like us to visit your area or support your group or organisation do get in touch.

Radical journalism day class Sunday 24 April, London N1, 12-5pm (free)
Fundamental journalistic principles with tips for research and writing from an activist point of view – FULLY BOOKED

Radical journalism intro Saturday 14 May, Liverpool, 12-2pm (free)
Tips for pitching ideas, structuring your work and getting published

Radical journalism day class Sunday 31 July, London N1, 12-5pm (free)
Fundamental journalistic principles with tips for research and writing from an activist point of view – FULLY BOOKED

Red Pepper’s media training programme was launched with the support of The Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust


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