Join us at School Of Journalism, Media and Culture (JOMEC) / Ysgol Newddiaduraeth y Cyfrngau a Diwylliant in Cardiff for three days of workshops, panel discussions and practical advice. The first stop of our Festival of Journalism tour will allow you to develop your skills and make connections.

We’d love to see you for three days, but you’re welcome to join us for a single day or just a session — we know that deadlines won’t wait. Every day will finish with a social, so you can continue discussions with your peers.


Wednesday 9 November

  • 12pm: Local democracy & community journalism
  • 1pm: Be your own editor – tips for cleaner, better copy
  • 2pm: Working a patch and news gathering
  • 3pm: Masterclass: TikTok for journalists
  • 4pm: Masterclass: Video skills for digital journalists
  • 5pm: Music Journalism panel

Thursday 10 November

  • 12pm: First steps in your journalism career
  • 1pm: Google Tools workshop
  • 2pm: Open-source intelligence and verification with the Centre for Investigative Journalism [2 hours]
  • 4pm: Journalism That Makes Change
  • 5pm: Keynote: Counter- Disinformation for journalists with Dr Charles Kriel

Friday 11 November

  • 12pm: Keynote: Alan Rusbridger
  • 1pm: Surviving and thriving as a freelancer
  • 2pm: Masterclass: Build the perfect pitch
  • 3pm: Media law update from McNae’s co-author Sian Harrison
  • 4pm: Masterclass: Digital Engagement


Terms and conditions

No admittance without prior registration.

Admittance is at the discretion of PA Training and our venue partners.

No filming or recording is permitted.

All panels / speakers should be considered ‘off the record’.

Further reporting restrictions may apply for selected speakers and due notice will be given.

Coming soon

We’ll release the details for this event very soon. Please check back.

Contact us

If you would like to contact PA Training about the Festival of Journalism please email us on [email protected] or call us on 0207 963 7920.