The Sportswriter

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Domain: English
Length of Course: Trimester

Unit Information

With sport such an important part of many people’s lives, an opportunity to work as a sport’s journalist is a highly sought after career. Sports journalism is an important foundation for not only writing articles and blogs, but also for broadcasting, personal Youtube channels and other other social media platforms.

This class is the perfect choice if you think you’d like a future where you get paid to write about the sport you love. Learn about how different media organisations report the same story, the skills required of a newspaper, radio and TV journalist and what exactly writing about sport entails.

Through examining a range of texts reporting on a range of different sports, you will learn how to write structured articles, conduct interviews, write match reviews and submit your work to the editor.

Pathway Information




This course is further complimented by:

  • English (ATAR)
  • English (General)

Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • English and Literary Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • English and Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Education

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Administration
  • Copywriting
  • Education Assistant
  • Librarian
  • Writer

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $25