About Training at the Frontline Club
Friday 26 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Join us for a day-long masterclass with Vin Ray, moving from the basic elements of television and video packaging through to the most sophisticated scripting techniques to help you improve your storytelling. It is designed to work for both newcomers and experienced professionals who want to improve their storytelling.
Friday 2 June 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Frontline Freelance Register (FFR) and Frontline Club are running a one day travel and trauma first aid refresher course led by 1st Option – The Safety Group. The course is aimed at journalists who have already completed a hostile environment and first aid training in the last 3 years and who wish to keep their skills up-to-date.
Friday 9 June 2017, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Radio can be an incredibly powerful way to tell a story, and it’s a growing medium. This one-day course will get you started in some of the key techniques of radio documentary making.
Friday 16 June 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The workshop will demonstrate how to use sound to grab the audience’s attention from the very beginning of a story. You will learn devices that help to differentiate between characters, and to establish their relationship to each other – hugely important in audio drama where the audience only have voices and effects to go on.
Friday 8 September 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This one-day workshop will inspire participants to think about storytelling from an editor’s perspective. It is designed to help you confidently make decisions in order to create a concise and powerful digital narrative. We will look at theoretical approaches and how to apply practical tips and tricks.
Friday 15 September 2017, 09:30 AM - 5:00 PM
From finding yourself in the midst of a civil war to working undercover in an Indian brothel, join us for this one-day workshop that will introduce you to life as an investigative human rights reporter or researcher.
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Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 September 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Final Cut Pro X has redefined the post-production process for journalists and video professionals, and is now the software of choice for BBC news. This two-day workshop will take you through this revolutionary new way of editing video from start to finish.
Saturday 23 September 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
More and more journalists are now using their smartphones as an electronic news gathering device as online magazines and newspapers increasingly expect reporters to add multimedia content to their story. This one-day course will teach you how to record audio and how to shoot video using your smartphone.
Friday 29 September 2017, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Good opinion writing should demonstrate credibility and shape minds. Unfortunately, most misses the mark because it is ill conceived, badly executed and lacks a compelling central thought. This interactive, half-day workshop for journalists and communications professionals will give you the confidence to plan, commission and write with authority and purpose. It will uncover techniques for identifying relevant topics and for developing absorbing themes. It will help you build content with a coherent narrative using ‘killer’ supporting evidence. And it will give you the tools to engage the audience from the very first line.
Friday 13 October 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
With more than 16 years’ experience in digital journalism, pioneering website editor Jon Bernstein will lead a day-long workshop on writing for the web. You will gain an understanding of the principles of writing for the web, how it differs from print, how to establish a successful blogging persona and why the headline must work much harder online.