Predict 21: The Prodigy Experience with Network N – 3 day Virtual Work Experience on Journalism

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Duration: 3 Days    13 -15 July 2021

Application Closing Date: 16 May 2021

The Prodigy Experience – Journalism

Are you looking for work experience at a fun and exciting company? Are you into gaming? We have the right opportunity for you. Welcome to Network N, we create media content for gamers and have worked with some of the biggest names in the video game industry. We reach over 50 million users each month through a range of owned and operated websites all about gaming. The jewel in our crown is PCGamesN but we are rapidly growing our other sites like Pocket Tactics and Wargamer.

We want to share our business with you and invite you to a 3 day virtual work experience event where we will teach you how we do business and give you insight into the fast and exciting world of media in the gaming sector.

The first 3 day virtual work experience will be based around Marketing and the second will be based around Journalism. Please apply to this opportunity if you are interested in the Journalism VWEX.

In each experience, you will have the opportunity to take part in 9 sessions across a range of subjects to give you a good understanding and insight into the business and the specialism. Across the three days there will also be an activity for you to work on and submit, you will have support from our many experts along the way. We also will ask for your thoughts and opinions on the world of gaming, social media and video content to help us shape our future content. The day will be from 10am to approximately 3:30pm.

Journalism Experience                                                                Core modules

Time Management                                                                      Media Law

Social media                                                                                 How search engines work

Presentation skills                                                                       CV Writing

Journalist specialism                                                                   Writing to a style guide

News writing                                                                                 Feature/ interview writing

Review Writing



Speakers for Schools Experience Programme have a large selection of virtual work experience currently available. Many of these are with UK companies and pupils from NI are eligible to apply.

Pupils must first register at to avail of these opportunities.

Please note that all applications are not guaranteed to be successful due to the large number of applicants for each experience.

*Please note that pupils should not apply to this or any other virtual work experience unless they are fully committed to attending