News writing
11 - 15 June 2017


Jaza Mohammed



This course will look at news and how to find it and report on it. The course will cover the basics of news gathering and reporting, with a focus on techniques for writing crisp, accurate, informative and and fast-paced news reports on a range of subjects. The course will look at how to best use your sources and content and how to shape all your material into a strong news piece for print or online publication.

The course will also look at different interviewing styles and basic reporting techniques.

Trainer: Jaza Mohammed

Jaza Mohammed worked as a reporter with the Hawlaty newspaper in Iraq before working with Awena in Sweden. He is the founder of a radio station and has been a trainer with Media Academy Iraq (MAI) since 2016.