In this online course Kate Plummer provides an overview of how to write opinion led articles or ‘comment’ pieces, from developing an idea through to pitching. She covers
- What a comment piece is
- How to find a news hook
- Finding a niche
- The writing process
- The pitching process – with a successful example from her own portfolio
This course is suited to student journalists and freelancers in the early stages of their career.
About Kate: Kate Plummer is a freelance journalist who has worked with the Times, Huffington Post, the Telegraph and more.
Follow Kate on Twitter: @KateEPlummer
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.