Pitching and providing the goods

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In our second episode we discuss how to write the perfect pitch and track down the correct commissioning editor to send it to. We hear from experienced real life journalist Jill Foster and fintech writer Tom Rodgers who share some of their pitching tricks.

*Please note this episode was recorded via Zoom during the COVID-19 lock down which may affect the sound quality. This was the final episode to be recorded but is not the final episode in the series.

The Guests

Jill Foster: https://www.jillfoster.co.uk/

Twitter: @JournalistJill

Tom Rodgers: https://www.tomrodgersmedia.co.uk/

Twitter: @TomRodgers4

Resources

Journo Resources pitching guidelines: https://www.journoresources.org.uk/pitch-us/

The Overtake pitching guidelines: https://theovertake.com/write-for-us/

How to write the perfect pitch: https://womeninjournalism.co.uk/wij-workshop-how-to-write-the-perfect-pitch/

Pitching course: https://www.museflash.academy/shop/self-paced-cracking-pitches

Women In Journalism Mentoring Scheme: https://womeninjournalism.co.uk/mentoring-2018/

Journalism Mentoring Schemes: https://www.journoresources.org.uk/journalism-mentoring-journalist-mentor/

Pre-order the Freelancing for Journalists book here

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