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Summer Taster: Introduction to Independent Journalism with Shreya Sen Handley
July 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
How do you pitch an article to top media outfits and have it accepted? How do you pick a topic to write on, or negotiate edits and pay? Most of all, how do you write cracking content? How crisp, stylish, imaginative or well-researched should it be? What voice, angle or format should you use? Join Shreya Sen-Handley for the “Introduction to Independent Journalism” Summer Taster to find out about the methods, myths and best practices of writing for the media. And get to try your hand at it as well.
A former broadcast journalist and television producer for international channels such as CNBC and MTV, Shreya Sen-Handley now writes for the international media, including the National Geographic, The Guardian, Times of India, CNN India, and Nottingham Post, amongst other well-known publications and websites. Her short fiction and illustrations have been published by Five Leaves UK, Lucifer Press UK, Australia’s Transportation Press and Hachette India, and her memoir will be published by HarperCollins in July 2017. She also teaches creative writing, is Nottingham’s UNESCO City of Literature Ambassador, and has served on the board of the Nottingham Festival of Literature. She is often to be found commenting on culture and politics on the BBC and Notts TV.
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