Brand you: What does your online profile say about you
This training day will be a unique opportunity for members to attend a professional development seminar run by Skribe London, a new, young training collective aiming to help journalists broaden their field of operations and use new technology to re-brand their portfolio for a multi-platform, digital publishing world.
Details of the Seminar
Brand You – What does your online profile say about you? Tricks and tips for new journalists to maximise their online presence and advice to help established print journalists re-brand in a multi-platform digital world, whether you want to tweet yourself a commission or write for a broader market we can show you how.
Where and how to find and formulate killer ideas that will work in a multi-platformed publishing industry. Including tailor-made feedback on your individual ideas. Got an idea that you don’t know where to take? Bring your idea to the seminar and we’ll send you off with a fully formulated plan of action.
Support for new journalists in all disciplines to nail that elusive first byline and to reach the editors you need to know, in a way that will keep them coming back for your ideas.
Redirection for freelance journalists who want to reach the next level, target a new type of media outlet or re-brand their portfolio.
Feedback and support on getting noticed within your chosen field, pitching to commissioning editors, writing to brief, researching and promoting your work online. You’ll finish the seminar with one finished feature pitch and suggestions of titles/sites to send it to.
Advice on continuing to use social networks to enhance relationships with commissioning editors and maximise potential.
Skribe London are a collective of print and online journalists with over 20 years’ worth of experience writing, editing and commissioning across all platforms to monthly, weekly, daily and hourly deadlines. Our aim? To provide industry-led direction, advice, opportunities and a big dollop of inspiration to talented writers and creatives keen to share their words with the world in 2013, and beyond.
Led by Marie-Claire Dorking and Tracy Ramsden, both freelance journalists for national titles and former features editors at Hearst UK, Skribe London will provide tutorials, pop-up workshops, and one-on-one support for freelance writers keen to get their ideas commissioned and talented journalism or fashion students wanting to bag that elusive first byline. When the publishing industry is undergoing its most exciting period of change, Skribe London offers an amazing opportunity to have your work assessed by some of the best in the business. It all begins with Brand You.