Where do ideas come from? How do you sell them to editors? How does a pitch develop into a story?
Pitching for Publication will offer practical lessons for aspiring and current freelancers. You will be taught the art of pitching: how pitching is an opportunity to get a start on reporting and research; discover your key questions and angles; and get a clear sense of the direction the story is heading.
In class, we will go over successful pitches and discuss pitch call outs from various editors. Time will be given in class to develop an idea into a pitch ready to be sent out to editors.