YFS SPORTS JOURNALISM & MEDIA | ONLINE COURSE

About the YFS Sports Journalism & Media | Online Course

 

About the YFS Journalism & Media Team

 

What is the YFS Journalism & Media Team?

Successful graduates from the YFS Sports Journalism & Media Online Course will be invited to join our flagship programme. Youth Football Scotland is an award winning not-for-profit social enterprise, which was founded in 2010. The YFS Journalism & Media Team is a unique initiative, that provides opportunities for aspiring sports media professionals. The programme offers media enthusiasts of all ages and abilities the chance to build their portfolio whilst providing coverage the makes a genuine difference to sport at grassroots level. It's win-win.

Where can this training programme lead to?

As you can see, the programme is directly linked to YFS Media. We are delighted to offer a wide range of paid work opportunities to YFS Journalism & Media Team graduates on a weekly basis. Some are freelance and others have progressed into permanent employment. Outside of YFS Media, we are proud to have watched many of our team members progress into professional sports media roles elsewhere. Here's a selection of our alumni:

Alasdair Hooper - talkSPORT.
Andrew Petrie - Heart of Midlothian FC.
Blair Meikle - Edinburgh Evening News.
Camilla Tait - BBC & Sky Sports News.
Chris Martin - Edinburgh Evening News.
Craig McAllister - Pro Sports Images.
Darrell Benns - Aberdeen Evening Express.
Emma Gibson - Sport Careers UK.
George Cran - Dundee Evening Telegraph.
Graham Swann - Scottish Daily Mail.
James Hunter - CelticLIVE & St Mirren FC.
Joe Birchenall - STV Dundee, Multimedia Editor for the FIFA Museum, Zurich.
Jonathan McIntosh - Sports Mole.
Maggie Pentcheva​ - Celtic TV.
Niall Murray - DC Thomson, Central FM News, Scottish Daily Mail.
Paul Fisher - Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald.
Robert Fairnie - Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser.
Robert Wilson - Scottish Women's Football.
Ryan Rowe - Scottish Swimming.
Scott Binnie - Angus County Press.
Scott McPherson - Press & Journal.
Scott Thomson - Edinburgh Evening News.
Sean Crossan - Procam.

Watch the stories of Graham Swann and Camilla Tait below...

Apply to join or find out more.

 

The course is free and will begin on the week commencing 30th March 2020. We are currently taking pre-registrations. Secure your place by filling out the form below or contact us with your questions.

Clients, partners and collaborators (click on any, to see examples of our work)
Scottish Athletics
Scottish Women's Cup
Scottish Women's Premier League
Trans World Educationa Experiences
Gulf Youth Sport
Australian Futsal Association
Coerver Coaching Scotland
Challenger Sports
Show Racism the Red Card
Future Pro USA
Hibernian Football Club
Edinburgh City Football Club
Edusport Academy
Dana Cup
Scottish Lowland Football League
Supporters Direct Scotland
Scottish Women in Sport
Scottish Student Sport
Royal Yachting Association Scotland