Sports agency announces dates for free courses

Sportsbeat has announced the dates for its popular one-day sports journalism introduction courses.

Free of charge, the courses are run by full-time sports reporters at Sportsbeat – the sports press service of News Associates.

Olympic Mixed ZoneThe course provides an essential taster of the basics of sports journalism – match reporting, meeting tight deadlines, knowing how different publications cover different stories and much more.

The workshops are staged on Fridays, from  10am to 4.30pm, either in London or Manchester.

London dates (at 247 The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1SD):
April 26, May 31, July 5 and August 2

Manchester dates (111 Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 2HY):
May 10, June 21, July 26 and August 9

Space is limited, so email to reserve your place – you will receive confirmation of your place and timetable of the day by email.

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