9am – 11am | Icebreaker: Why do you want to be a writer?
Explores reasons behind the pursuit of writing.
THG editors and journalists share their experiences in pursuing a career in writing.
11am – 1pm | Keynote: What is news and what it takes to be a journalist?
A look into the ethics of journalism, different forms of writing and different forms of content (niches, beats and interests)
1pm – 2pm | Lunch break
Lunch will be sent to Participant’s home address (lunch in breakout groups)
2pm – 3pm | Breakout group discussion
Student will be assigned groups to discuss topics that interests them and challenges they might face
3pm – 5pm | Keynote: Understanding different kinds of publications
Explore the differences between newspapers, magazines, books, blogs, scientific journals and more.
5pm – 6pm | Closing
Appreciating being a journalist