News writing
11 - 15 June 2017


Location:
Kalar

Lecturer:
Jaza Mohammed

Genre:
Writing

Language:
Kurdish

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.