Limited places for November Copy School in Sydney

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Tutors for this year's Sydney Copy School have been named as applications for the limited entry open.

Twenty places are available for this year's second Copy School in Sydney, which sponsored by NewsMediaWorks. The initiative encourages 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.

This year's school - to be held from November 27-December 1 as five half-day workshops - is open to young copywriters or those wanting to become a copywriter.

Convenor Phillip Putnam will host some of the industry's best senior creative talent and a senior newspaper editor, with all tutors donating their time. Among the will be:

Ted Horton - Chief Creative Officer - Big Red, Melbourne

Ralph Van Dyke, Founder - Eardrum

Jonathan Kneebone - Founder/Writer & Project Director - The Glue Society

Ben Sampson, Creative Director - The Monkeys

Rebecca Currasco, Creative - Consultant

Tim Brown, Creative Partner - Disciple

Rob Morrison, Creative Director, Ogilvy, Sydney

Alexandra Smith, Education Editor, The Sydney Morning Herald

Roseanna Donovan, Creative - Consultant

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 $250 per student, which Copy School will donate to The Oasis Centre, Salvation Army, making it fully tax deductible. This year's event will be held at Fairfax Media, 1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont from 9am to 12pm daily.

"Sydney Copy School continues to be a great success, due in no small part to the commitment and generosity of our tutors," says convenor, Ray Black. "Copy School is focussed on how to creative great, effective advertising for brands and has attracted a range of students from junior writers at agencies to marketers themselves."

Further information from Kylie Hannah on 0404 000 664 or

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