Sign up for YP Journalism Academy to learn from professional journalists from the UK

  • Join an intensive 8-day course designed to boost your English skills by learning about different types of journalistic writing
  • Learn how to find good stories, write news articles and produce a feature
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Course Overview

YP Journalism Academy* is an intensive 8-day course designed for students aged from 13 to 16 to boost their English skills by learning different types of journalistic writing.  Students will get hands-on experience of what it’s like to work in a newsroom from the professionals and receive a certificate upon course completion.

The skills on this course cover a wide range of media, from writing news to features, how to find good stories and how to network to get reliable information. Boost your listening, oral and writing skills that will make English - and even liberal studies exams a breeze.

If you are an existing member of Young Post's Junior Reporters' Club, you will enjoy a 10% off the course fee. Students who had no prior journalism knowledge are also welcome to join.

*YP Journalism Academy is launched in partnership with New Associates, a journalism school based in the UK. 

Why study with the YP Journalism Academy?

Practical approach
Journalism can’t be taught from a textbook. Our partner, New Associates is part of one of the UK’s busiest press agencies, meaning they can draw on the skills and experiences of their editors, journalists, and broadcast specialists to teach you.

Professionalism and Relevance
The course is designed to be fast-paced and intensive. Led by professional journalists, you will learn about journalism in all different forms of shapes and how technology impacts the journalism space.

Flexibility
The course is conducted online via webinars. All you need is a laptop!

Exclusive offer for The Junior Reporters Club
The Junior Reporters Club members can enjoy an exclusive offer of 10% off the course fee.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to reporting and basic news writing skills
  • How to find a story
  • Expanded reporting skills
  • Practical breaking news exercise
  • The art of feature writing
  • Interview techniques
  • Guest Speaker
  • Digital Journalism
  • Sharing from The Junior Reporters Club Manager

Course Breakdown

  • Date: Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, the course has been postponed. It will now take place in August or September 2020. Course participants will receive more information directly via email after they have registered.
  • Course duration: 90 minutes per lesson
  • Time: 6 to 7.30 pm (Hong Kong time)
  • Eligibility: Age 13 - 16
  • Classes:
  • Language: English
  • Course fee: HK$4,800
  • Study Mode: Online (Zoom Webinar)

YP Journalism Academy is open for registration now.

Click here to register. 

Registration Deadline: July 4 2020

For further inquiries, please send us an email to [email protected]

About New Associates

News Associates is officially Britain’s number one National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) journalism school, with trainees consistently achieving the best exam results in the UK. Based in the media heartlands of London and Manchester. It is home to one of the country’s busiest press agencies and our industry-leading journalism training is set against the backdrop of a hectic working newsroom. 

New Associates’s unrivalled alumni network stretches around the world with former trainees working across the UK, in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United States, Hong Kong and throughout Europe.

For more information, please visit the News Associates website.

About The Junior Reporters Club

The Junior Reporters Club is a free programme run by Young Post for students aged 11 and older  who aspire to be a frontline reporters, hard-hitting columnists or respected film critics. Members learn about the art of reporting for print, on video and live from professional journalists and take part in workshops about essential skills such as photography, live reporting and interviewing basics.

Join the club here.

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