Media Writing Essentials

Part Time 5 Weeks Online

What will I learn?

  • Module 1: The Landscape of Letters: an Introduction
  • Module 2: Prewriting: Before your Write a word
  • Module 3: Writing in Practice
  • Module 4: Writing for the Web
  • Module 5: The Professional Writer Today


The New School, alongside experts from Rolling Stone plus published authors and writers across the media industry, helps you learn essential skills to write concise and compelling messages for new media and digital channels. Lessons include how to write for social media and commercial audiences, online publishing platforms, press releases, proposals, podcasts, lifestyle writing, and other feature genres.The program includes 5 online course modules and related skill-building activities. Each module is 3-5 hours and is broken into several shorter lessons that students complete at their own pace. Students earn a non-credit certificate of completion from The New School.

What are the requirements?

There are no prerequisites for joining the course.


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Key skills

Prewriting Processes & Strategies Interviewing Preparation Techniques & Ethics Crafting Pitches Book Proposals Search Engine Optimisation Self-Publishing Personal Websites Blog Posts Social Publishing Platforms
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