Community Journalism Training

The CMTO delivers a range of training program in Community Journalism skills:

Pathways Courses:

News and Current Affairs Package 

Qualifications:

Certificate IV in Screen and Media- Journalism Specialisation

Online and Blended Learning Program:

Our Introduction to Journalism in Community Media online course is designed to develop the skills and experience of community broadcasters who are interested in journalism, news and storytelling. The course is suitable for experienced broadcasters or those who have no prior experience/formal qualifications in journalism.

What is covered?

  • Community journalism ethics
  • Why local storytelling is so important
  • How to report on national issues from a local perspective
  • Writing for radio news and current affairs programs,
  • Interviewing techniques
  • How to record and edit audio

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Student Success: CJTP Graduates Published On The Wire

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Introduction to Journalism In Community Media – Applications Now Open

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Skilling multilingual community journalists across Australia

CMTO are collaborating with 4EB to train Culturally and Linguistically Diverse broadcasters in community journalism skills.  CMTO’s Community Journalism Training …

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Student Success: Community Journalists Share Their Stories

CMTO’s Community Journalism Training Project is empowering broadcasters through online and face to face training in community journalism skills. Throughout …

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Skilling-up Community Journalists Across Australia

A group of passionate community broadcasters with a keen interest in stories that matter to their local communities, have just …

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Starting in AUG 2021: Introduction to Journalism in Community Media

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WEBINAR: Basics of Community Journalism

Webinar: Basics of Community Journalism 11:00am (AEDT) 19 January 2021 Community Journalism empowers broadcasters to share the stories that matter …

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Introduction to Journalism in Community Media

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