What makes news? How do you find a fresh angle to an old story? And how do you add value to your story?
In this three-hour workshop, journalism lecturer Felix Cheong will take you through understanding news values, finding the peg and angle of your story, and being able to change your writing style to suit a particular target publication. Using a multi-media approach and hands-on writing activities, he will take you through basic things you need to know to become a more effective freelance writer.
Date: Saturday, Jan 9, 4:00pm-7:30pm
Venue: BASH, 79 Ayer Rajah Crescent #03-01 S139955 (Nearest MRT: One-North)
Bolt’s workshops are non-profit initiatives to spread the knowledge of great content creation.
*Drinks and light snacks will be served.
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About the Instructor:
Felix Cheong has been in the media industry for over 20 years, working in both print and television. He was a producer with MediaCorp and a studio director with CNBC. He has also freelanced for publications such as The Edge Singapore and Today. Currently, he teaches journalism with Murdoch University and University of Newcastle. Felix is also an award-winning writer of 10 books, including four books of poetry and the satirical Singapore Siu Dai series.
About Bolt Media:
Bolt Media is a team of writers, technologists, and creatives who have come together to disrupt the content creation space, and help great content creators find great work. Bolt’s software platform connects businesses to content creators and provide them the tools to collaborate successfully.
Bolt is a startup under SPH Plug & Play, a tech-focused media accelerator collectively supported by Singapore Press Holdings, Infocomm Investments and US accelerator Plug & Play.