Applications now open for the first 2017 Copy School in Melbourne - only 20 spots available

Copy_School_NMW_Stacked_RGB-thumb-250x205-231346.jpgApplications have opened for this year's first Copy School, sponsored by NewsMediaWorks, to be held in Melbourne with another world-class line-up of guest creative tutors.

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

Copy School, to be held in Melbourne from Monday 8th to Friday 12th May, is seeking 20 young copywriters, or any aspiring copywriters, to attend the workshop series.
Richards Rose senior copywriter, Mark Sharman, will host some of the industry's best senior creative talent and a senior newspaper editor, who will donate their time to be guest tutors at the Melbourne Copy School including:

·       Ted Horton, Chief Creative Officer, Big Red, Melbourne
·       Nigel Dawson, Creative Partner, Three Wise Men
·       Elle Bullen, Creative Director/Partner, SDWM   
·       Paul Taylor, Executive Creative Director, M&C Saatchi Melbourne
·       Sarah McGregor, Head of Copy, Leo Burnett
·       Jill Baker, former Executive Editor - Sundays, News Corp Australia
·       Doogie Chapman, Creative Director, Cummins & Partners
·       Ron Mather, Director, It's the Thought that Counts
·       Chris Taylor, Creative Director, Aadvertising
·       Mark Sharman, Senior Copywriter, Richards Rose.
Copy School will provide participants with a real world brief that will be presented and critiqued on the final morning of the course.

The workshop fee is just $250 per student. Copy School will donate the fully tax deductible fee to Frontyard Youth Services, which is run by Melbourne City Mission.

Copy School Melbourne will be held at HWT Tower, 40 City Rd, Southbank.

Says Ray Black, convenor, Copy School: "Melbourne Copy School has been a great success since its debut in 2015, due in no small part to the commitment and generosity of our tutors. Copy School is focused on how to creative great, effective advertising for brands and has attracted a range of students from junior writers at agencies to marketers themselves."

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