Diploma in Community journalism

Course Introduction: Diploma in Community Journalism

Welcome to the Diploma in Community Journalism course! In this comprehensive training program, you will immerse yourself in the world of community journalism and gain the essential skills and knowledge required to become a proficient journalist focusing on local news and community-related stories. Community journalism plays a vital role in keeping communities informed, engaged, and connected.

Course Overview: The Diploma in Community Journalism course is designed to cater to individuals interested in journalism, media, storytelling, and those aspiring to pursue a career in community reporting. Throughout the course, you will learn about key journalistic principles, reporting techniques, and practices applied in local news coverage and community storytelling.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Introduction to Community Journalism: Familiarize yourself with the significance of community journalism, its role in local news, and its impact on community engagement.

  2. News Reporting and Writing: Develop strong news reporting and writing skills to cover local events, issues, and stories of interest to the community.

  3. Interviewing Techniques: Learn effective interviewing techniques to gather information and perspectives from community members and local sources.

  4. Investigative Journalism: Understand the role of investigative journalism in community reporting and its importance in holding institutions accountable.

  5. Digital Media and Multimedia Reporting: Explore digital tools and multimedia platforms to present community stories effectively.

  6. Ethics and Social Responsibility: Learn about journalistic ethics, impartiality, and the responsibilities of community journalists.

  7. Community Engagement and Audience Building: Understand strategies to engage with the community, build an audience, and address their information needs.

  8. Storytelling and Impactful Narratives: Develop storytelling skills to create compelling narratives that resonate with the community.

Fees and Eligibility :

  • Eligibility:-As per course requirement

Documents Required :

  1. Educational Documents ( Attested )
  2. Two Copies of the Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC)
  3. Two Recent Passport Size Color Photographs
  4. Original Bank Deposit Slip