Pitching Advice for Emerging Journalists

Posted by The Pulitzer Center on November 19, 2019

Tips from editors at major news publications on how to get started in the journalism world.

Pulitzer Center reporting fellows come from 36 universities, journalism schools, HBCUs, schools of public health, community colleges, and liberal arts colleges. In 2019, our 43 reporting fellows traveled to 29 countries to report on urgent issues often overlooked in the media. On October 18 and 19, the Pulitzer Center brought all the 2019 fellows to Washington for its sixth annual Campus Consortium Student Fellows Washington Weekend.

How do you craft a pitch that gets accepted, especially as an emerging journalist? The Pulitzer Center gathered a group of experienced editors with diverse topical and media expertise to answer this pressing question as part of the 2019 Reporting Fellows Washington Weekend. Click here for a roundup of their best advice.

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