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SPARK BUREAU

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 at 5:00 pm - Tuesday, 24 April 2018 at 6:30 pm (AEST)

Create Compelling Copy

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Join accomplished journalist, Peter Owen as he takes you through this fun and interactive 10 week course on creating compelling copy.

COURSE OUTLINE 

  • Tuesday 20th February ~ Write for your readers – how to communicate effectively
  • Tuesday 27th February ~ Writing techniques – the art of writing engaging stories
  • Tuesday 6th March ~ Interviewing – get the most out of every interview
  • Tuesday 13th March ~ Introductions – where it all starts
  • Tuesday 20th March ~ Don’t waste a word – remove the redundancies
  • Tuesday 27th March ~ Advanced writing techniques – make your copy flow
  • Tuesday 3rd April ~ The importance of reviewing – don’t file your draft
  • Tuesday 10th April ~ The rules of writing – grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Tuesday 17th April ~ How to write a press release that will be published
  • Tuesday 24th April ~ Write an email that won’t be trashed – plus some tips on managing email traffic 

ABOUT PETER:

Peter Owen is a journalist with a 50-year career in newspapers in Australia, England and Hong Kong. He began as a cadet on Melbourne’s Sun News-Pictorial (now the Sun Herald). After working in London, he went to Hong Kong where he became editor of the afternoon newspaper The Star at the age of 24.He is a former editor of the Queensland Times (Ipswich), Queensland Country Life and the Sunshine Coast Daily.

For 10 years he was group executive editor of APN where, among other things, he oversaw the editorial training program for more than 400 journalists. He is a former director of the Queensland Events Corporation, a Member of the Australian Press Council, an Honorary Doctor in Journalism from Brisbane’s J-School, an Honorary Senior Fellow of the University of the Sunshine Coast, and is currently Deputy Chairman of the Sunshine Coast Events Centre. He provides media and communication training to corporates throughout Australia. 

Peter Owen




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SPARK BUREAU
17 Ocean Street
Maroochydore, QLD 4558
Australia

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 at 5:00 pm - Tuesday, 24 April 2018 at 6:30 pm (AEST)


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SPARK BUREAU

SPARK BUREAU is an independent, not-for-profit community led organisation that exists to foster innovation and collaboration on the Sunshine Coast. We are a business support hub incorporating a co-working and event space, delivering workshops and events specifically tailored toward the local business community.

We have a diverse network of both government and corporate supporters providing direct access to numerous support services to aid businesses from inception and beyond.

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