Course Title: Introduction to Music Journalism
Facilitator: Brian Coney
6 sessions taking place on Monday evenings through July and August.
Dates; 2ndJuly, 9th July, 16th July, 6th Aug, 13th Aug & 20th Aug.
Location Green Room
As part of the first year of the Black Box Academy, The Thin Air editor and freelance music writer Brian Coney will curate a six-part course that will serve as a comprehensive introduction to music journalism.
Covering blogging, writing for print, building contacts and a portfolio, feature writing, album reviews, interviewing, live music writing, pitching to publications and more, it will draw upon a wide range of practical skills, knowledge and advice with the aim of getting aspiring music writers au fait, active and involved.
Having founded Irish music and culture publication The Thin Air in 2013, Brian Coney regularly contributes to the likes of The Quietus, Bandcamp, The Line Of Best Fit, Clash, the Guardian, Dazed, Consequence of Sound, Drowned In Sound, Irish Times, Noisey and more.