Applications open for Copy School in Sydney

  • October 10, 2016
  • NewsMediaWorks Pyrmount
  • $250

Applications have opened for the latest Copy School, sponsored by NewsMediaWorks, featuring some of the country’s best creative talent as guest tutors.

Copy School is designed to encourage the best quality copywriting across all media channels and engages some of Australia’s leading advertising creative writers and creative directors, as well as news media editors, to pass on their knowledge and experience.

Copy School, to be held in Sydney from Monday 10th to Friday 14th October, is seeking 20 young copywriters, or those wanting to become a copywriter, to attend the workshop series.

Some of the industry’s most respected creatives and a senior newspaper editor will donate their time to be guest tutors at the Sydney Copy School including:

  • The Glue Society – Jonathan Kneebone – Co-founder, Writer/Director
  • Facebook – Rebecca Carrasco – Head of Creative Shop, Australia & NZ
  • The Monkeys – Dennis Koutoulogenis – Creative
  • Cummins and Partners – Julian Schreiber – ECD/Partner
  • Oglivy – Rob Morrison – Creative Director
  • Spectator Australia & AFR & Courier Mail – Rowan Dean – Editor/Columinist
  • Creative consultant – Philip Putnam 
  • Big Red- Ted Horton – Founder and Chairman
  • The Sydney Morning Herald – Lisa Davies – Deputy Editor/ Investigations Editor

Hosted by creative veteran Ray Black, Copy School will provide participants with a real world brief that must be presented on the final morning of the course.

The workshop fee is just $250 per student. Copy School will donate fees to The Salvation Army’s Oasis Youth Support Network and the fee is fully tax deductible.

CopySchool will be held at NewsMediaWorks’ offices in Pyrmont, Sydney.

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