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Freelance Journalism: How to Pitch and Sell Stories

As the journalism industry evolves, newspapers, magazines, and websites are relying more and more on freelance writers. In fact, there’s no better time to break into journalism as a freelancer—and that means this is the time to learn how to pitch. In this course, taught by a former New York Times editor, learn how to hatch fresh story ideas that will draw editors’ attention and how to portray these ideas in winning ways. Whether your target publication is Buzzfeed or The Wall Street Journal, and whether you write features, profiles, or criticism, the pitch is the key to opening editors’ doors, getting your writing noticed, and getting paid.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An overview of how to pitch your writing
  • Familiarity with freelance journalism

Ideal for

  • Writers of all levels
  • Students with an interest in journalism

1 section

  • Spring 2018
    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Spring 2018
    • Date

      Mar 6 - Mar 27
    • Day

      Tuesday
    • Time

      6:30PM-9:30PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      4
    • Location

      Manhattan Village Academy