The internet is awash with amateur journalists, avid opinon writers who make the most of social platforms to share their views on everything from the news of the day to the latest episode of 13 Reasons Why.

Do you feel like you have something to say? And if you do, where do you start? Simple: right here.

This workshop from multi-award-winning Guardian journalist Yasir Mirza, will give you the skills you need to tell your own authentic story and immerse yourself in the world of news and journalism.

This fun event will feature games, group discussions and time to develop your own work on the areas that interest you most.

About The Host

Yasir Mirza

Yasir is former head of diversity & inclusion and journalist at The Guardian, where he devised and ran citizen reporting/journalism training programmes with marginalised communities in Australia, India, South Africa, Brazil, USA, and Algeria.  He has presented for the UN, World Forum for Democracy, BBC, taught at Westminster University, and is currently a senior consultant at the Media Diversity Institute. Yasir is also an actor.