Getting Published: How to Write a Pitch for a Magazine Article

Amirah Mercer, Story Editor

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5 Lessons (16m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:41
    • 2. Choose Your Story

      2:52
    • 3. Pitch Research

      3:43
    • 4. Write Your Pitch

      5:31
    • 5. Follow Up

      2:54

Project Description

Identify a story you'd like to write about for an online or print publication. Write a pitch to an editor that identifies the angle and the type of story it is (e.g., a feature, a profile, a news or trend story, or a personal essay), and which answers the 5 W's as outlined in this class. Please include a subject line/headline for the pitch.

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