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Social Media Training For Journalists

social media training for journalists

Headline offers one on one social media training for journalists and content creators.

This training focuses on the strategic implementation and production of digital media content.


Upon completion of this training, you will have developed an expanded strategic

social media roadmap for creating engaging content and delivering breaking news

across multiple platforms, you will be able to research and verify social media content.


You’ll learn to engage with video, digital photography, audio recordings and be knowledgeable
on the latest social media tools and technologies.

Overview of the training:

SOCIAL MEDIA TRENDS

  • An overview of the social media landscape.
  • Current social media trends.

GETTING STARTED ON TWITTER

  • How Twitter operates and the value it represents for journalists as a news-sharing platform.

CREATING CONTENT FOR TWITTER

  • How to find and share news.
  • Hashtags and uploading videos.
  • Twitter basics for journalists.
  • Live tweeting breaking news.

GETTING STARTED ON FACEBOOK

  • How Facebook operates and the value it represents for journalists as a news-sharing platform.

CREATING CONTENT FOR FACEBOOK

  • How to find and share news.
  • Increasing user engagement.
  • Facebook videos.
  • Using Facebook live.

GETTING STARTED ON YOUTUBE

  • How YouTube operates and the value it represents for journalists as a news-sharing platform.

CREATING CONTENT FOR YOUTUBE

  • How to upload a video.
  • Increasing user engagement.
  • 5 golden tips for online video.
  • How to download a YouTube video.
  • User rights.
  • How to get breaking news up quickly.

INSTAGRAM TECHNIQUES

  • Learn the basics of instagram.
  • Hashtags.
  • Creating visual content for Instagram.
  • Increase your followers base.
  • Instagram TV.

LINKEDIN TIPS

  • How to get the most outof Linkedin.
  • Customize your public profile.

SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIES

  • Define a clear strategy to remain active and attentive.
  • Setting a tone of voice.
  • Building an audience/Strategic thinking.

SOCIAL MEDIA VERIFICATION AND COPYRIGHT

  • How to verify news stories on social media/Discovering fake news.
  • Sensitivities of using information sourced online.
  • Legal issues.

SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS AND RESEARCH TOOLS

  • Overview of the most important social media search- and monitoring tools and when to use them.

This training can be adapted to your personal needs and skills and could consist of the complete training or just a part of it.

You need to count about 3 x 2 hours training to cover all the basics but the training will follow your own desired pace.

The Date

Please contact us to choose the desired dates

The Entry-fee

€100 (VAT excl.) / 2 hours block

The Times

2 hours / day between 11H and 17H

The Location

Diamantlaan 95, 1030 Schaarbeek, Belgium

Are you ready to improve your social media skills?

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