Marc F – Freelance Sports Writing & Photography
"After six years of working in an office, an ad for the Australian College of Journalism
prompted me to follow my dream. The Freelance Sport's Writing & Photography course
didn't just teach me to write, it taught me to write professionally and then successfully
market the results. Whereas before I wouldn't have dared calling the editor of my
favourite magazine, now he's a business contact and even he rings me!
My first published feature was in the national magazine Soccer International and
I'm now one of their regular contributors. With constant subject research and imaginative
ideas, I see no reason why I can't become a regular contributor for overseas publications
too. I certainly plan to!"
Amber W – Freelance Journalism
"I had left a full time job to have a baby... now that I was a 'stay at home Mum',
I really wanted to find a way of turning my writing skills into profit.
This was where the Freelance Journalism course through the Australian College of
Journalism became my new best friend. The tutorials were easy to follow, and being
able to work at my own pace I could study in between caring for my baby.
Perhaps the most useful information I learnt was the best way to approach publications
and what to do to increase my chances of selling articles. As a result a magazine
accepted an article and another has been published online with the Sydney Morning
Herald. Without this course I never would have had the confidence."
Katie V – Professional Editing & Proofreading
"Seeking a fresh start, juggling parenting and part-time work, the opportunity to
enter into correspondence education in editing and proofreading was a major boost,
both as an individual and in the capacity to earn an income from home.
And the exhilaration and challenge of having a script before me to mark has only
come about because it was made possible through the Australian College of Journalism
- and for this I am deeply thankful."