Online Course: How to Source Original Stories
In this online course, The Indiependent Founder Beth Kirkbride covers:
- The different kinds of original stories
- What makes a good story
- 10+ places to find story ideas
- What is a Freedom of Information request?
- How to make a Freedom of Information request
- Identifying sources for your story
- Where to pitch your story
For the £15 cost of this course, you get access to all of the above information – for as long as you need it – as well as one-to-one feedback from Beth. You can submit one article or pitch for review, with feedback customised to reflect your level of industry experience.
About Beth: Beth Kirkbride is a gold-standard NCTJ-qualified journalist, who also holds a BA in English Literature from Balliol College, Oxford University. She founded The Indiependent in 2014 and has watched the site blossom into what it is today – with over 250 contributors/editors and 4,000 published articles to date. Her work is featured in publications such as The Telegraph (UK), The Telegraph (Kolkata), OneZero, StreamingWars, South West Londoner, The Liverpool Echo and The Hackney Citizen.
The Indiependent is committed to making the world of journalism a more inclusive place. If for any reason you can’t afford the cost of this course please email [email protected] and at our discretion we will provide a copy free of charge.