Experts in
media training

Become a journalist

ExpertS in journalism, Media and crisis training, PR, communications & digital content

We are PA Media Academy, a leading centre for journalism, communications, media and content training. We are the sister company to PA Media (formerly the Press Association), the national news agency for the UK and Ireland and have a long heritage in training – you’ll find PA-trained journalists in leading newsrooms all over the world.

We teach what we know best: news and news-based communications, writing and editing, and digital storytelling across multiple platforms. In an age of AI, these skills have never mattered more.

We offer a wide range of training, starting with four-hour short courses for individuals looking to learn new skills, build on their current knowledge and boost their CVs.

Our NCTJ-accredited diploma courses and apprenticeships are perfect for people looking to kickstart a career in journalism and highly-regarded by possible employers. 

PA Media Academy also has a dedicated team overseeing media training. Our experts are senior journalists from leading newsrooms with hundreds of hours of experience coaching spokespeople and advising on messaging and communications strategy.

Courses include classic media training, crisis communications and workshops focusing on specific skills such as broadcast interviews, public speaking and key messaging.

Why train with PA Media Academy?

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  • Newsroom connected with national and international reach
  • More than 50 years’ experience training journalists and PRs
  • All courses are expert-led by working media professionals
  • Trainers have a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives
  • Small class sizes allow for practical, interactive exercises
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