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Arlington Public Schools Adult Education

What Does It Take To Be A Journalist? Hear the Real-life Lessons of Local Reporters

Dates:February 7-28, 2018
Meets:7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 4 sessions
Location:Wash. Lee 2024
Instructor:Carol Stevens
Course Fee (Basic)Arl. Res.$ 89.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Arl. Sr.$ 79.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Non-Res.$ 99.00

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Course Description

Come meet local journalists and learn how they spot stories, collect information and turn their reporting into interesting articles. Then you'll put their advice to work and produce your own articles. Classes focus on effective writing strategies and advice for pitching - and selling - stories to media outlets. Your instructor has more than 30 years of experience as a reporter and editor with national newspapers and magazines.