Pitching & Negotiation Skills for Freelance Journalists
Our interactive online workshop covered the ins and outs of pitching with Emma Wilkinson and Lily Canter, authors of the book and creators of the podcast Freelancing for Journalists.
March 3, 2021.
Are you a freelance journalist looking for tips and advice on how to pitch? Having a good story or subject is only the first step. Now you have to convince an editor to commission it!
This workshop was led by experienced freelancers Emma Wilkinson and Lily Canter to help equip journalists with the skills to pitch news stories to a range of broadcasters and publications.
The online session covered:
· How to find commissioning editors
· How to create a great pitch
· How to negotiate fair pay
· How to build an ongoing relationship with editors
Our new ‘Business of Freelancing’ series of events will cover the topics that matter most to freelance journalists – from pitching and negotiation to how to present yourself professionally online. Stay tuned for the next in the series!