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Our Syllabus

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Our Work Experience

Join our virtual newsroom, head into the office, shadow and work alongside senior writers, editors, designers and video producers. Learn more

Our Freelance Team

Our freelancers work full news writing shifts, pitch their feature ideas and work on special projects and partnerships. There will always be opportunities for the best of our Academy graduates to get involved. Learn more

Contact Details

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GiveMeSport Academy - Our Syllabus

These are the nine modules that will be covered.

  • An introduction to sport journalism
    • How the landscape is changing
    • Why GiveMeSport is different to other publishers
  • Story selection
    • Types of stories
    • How to find a story
  • How to structure a story
    • Traditional writing
    • News writing for an online audience
    • Feature writing for an online audience
  • The process of writing
    • Things to avoid
    • Our house style
    • Our Editorial rules
    • Word count
  • Publishing
    • Choosing the right headline
    • Selecting an image
    • Headings and hyperlinks
    • Embedding media
    • Tagging
  • Promotion
    • Facebook marketing: organic and paid
    • News aggregation
    • Other paid services
  • Stats
    • The basics explained
    • The most important numbers
    • Why stats feed editorial decisions
  • Legal
    • Knowing your rights as an intern
    • How to avoid slander and libel
    • Image rights
    • Video rights
  • Advertising
    • How money is made
    • How advertising is changing

GiveMeSport Academy - Our Work Experience

We work on Slack - you will be set up with a login and will be able to choose if and when you want to work, from wherever you want.

You would be working directly with our senior writers on the biggest and best stories of the day, receiving guidance and feedback throughout the process.

There will be opportunities to come into the office, meet the management team, learn more about the business as a whole and get a more hands-on experience, including in other areas of the business including social media, video production, graphic design and more.

If you are interested in these opportunities then drop us a line -

GiveMeSport Academy - Our Freelance Team

Our freelance team is a mix of experienced sports writers, video producers and other media professionals alongside the best and brightest graduates of our Academy.

Freelance opportunities include covering staff shifts, responding to briefs, pitching your own feature ideas, or being commissioned to work on special projects with brand partners such as Football Manager, DraftKings and Nike.