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Write articles and books, pitch, and get published

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Pitch Slam 1-on-1: Prevention (23 minutes)
Posted Feb 4, 2008
  Pitch Slam 1-on-1: Latina (22 minutes)
Posted Dec 5, 2007
Prevention is the #1 healthy lifestyle magazine brand, and Executive Editor Courtenay Smith is looking for smart, science-based pieces with personality.  more details

Career, Journalism, Magazines, Freelancing, Pitching, Pitch Slam
  Latina is looking for freelancers for features as well as front-of-the book service pieces. How do you land a big story?  more details

Career, Journalism, Magazines, Freelancing, Pitching, Pitch Slam
 
Pitch Slam 1-on-1: Cookie (27 minutes)
Posted Nov 14, 2007
  The Secrets Behind Book Publishing (1 hour, 43 minutes)
Posted Oct 2, 2007
Cookie editor-in-chief Pilar Guzman likes two of three of our writer's pitches - but which ones?  more details

Career, Journalism, Magazines, Freelancing, Pitching, Pitch Slam
  Editors from Knopf, HarperCollins, Random House, and The New York Times Book Review join agents Henry Dunow and Gail Hochman to discuss the secrets behind books publishing. Moderated by author Susan Shapiro.  more details

Career, Creative Writing, Publishing, Pitching, Editing, Recorded Event
 
Writing about Technology for Consumers (36 minutes)
Posted Sep 17, 2007
  Pitch Slam 1-on-1: Time Out New York (21 minutes)
Posted Aug 23, 2007
How can publishers offer information about technology in a way that engages new readers but doesn't put off their core audiences? And how can writers and editors get a leg up in the consumer marketplace? Our panel of technology writers tackles these topics and more in a discussion moderated by the vice president of content and programming at Yahoo! Lifestyles.  more details

Advertising & Marketing, Book & Mag Publishing, Journalism, New Media, Mobile, Recorded Event
  Time Out New York editor-in-chief Brian Farnham fields pitches from four writers who want to land in the NYC-obsessed arts and entertainment guide.  more details

Creative Writing, Journalism, Magazines, Freelancing, Pitching, Pitch Slam
 
Pitch Slam 1-on-1: Esquire (32 minutes)
Posted Jul 23, 2007
  Pitch Slam 1-on-1: Food & Wine (28 minutes)
Posted Jun 1, 2007
Esquire articles editor David Katz meets with four writers who want to break into the award-winning magazine.  more details

Career, Creative Writing, Journalism, Magazines, Pitching, Pitch Slam
  Food & Wine editor-in-chief Dana Cowin wants to hear trend-driven pitches from four writers. Can they deliver?  more details

Career, Creative Writing, Journalism, Magazines, Pitching, Pitch Slam
 
Pitch Slam 1-on-1: Redbook (20 minutes)
Posted May 21, 2007
  Breaking into Sports Journalism (1 hour, 35 minutes)
Posted Apr 24, 2007
Redbook editor-in-chief Stacy Morrison sits down with four writers eager to break into this general interest magazine for women in "the grown-up stage of life," and offers feedback on their story ideas.  more details

Career, Creative Writing, Journalism, Magazines, Pitching, Pitch Slam
  Editors and writers from ESPN The Magazine, The New York Times, Deadspin.com, and The Wall Street Journal discuss how to maneuver the sports beat and write great stories without ever using the phrase "110 percent."  more details

Career, Journalism, TV, Film & Video, Sports, Pitching, Blogging, Recorded Event
 
Editors on Truth Serum (57 minutes)
Posted Jan 29, 2007
  From Blogger to Author: How Bloggers Get Book Deals, and What This Means for Publishing (1 hour, 18 minutes)
Posted Dec 1, 2006
Editors from Jane, Men's Journal, Redbook, Slate.com CosmoGIRL!, and Departures discuss the nuts and bolts of their profession.  more details

Career, Journalism, Magazines, Editing, Recorded Event
  Authors Julie Powell, Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan, Michael Malice, and Robert Rummel-Hudson join literary agent Kate Lee and editor Laura Mazer to discuss how blogs can turn into lucrative book deals.  more details

Advertising & Marketing, Career, Creative Writing, Digital Media & Tech, Promotion, Blogging, Recorded Event, For Authors
 
The Secrets of First Person Writing (1 hour, 41 minutes)
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  How to Write an Arts and Culture Review (15 minutes)
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The editors of The New York Times "Lives" and "Modern Love" sections join book agent Elizabeth Kaplan, Villard editorial director Bruce Tracy, Jane editor Esther Haynes, and authors Gael Greene and Susan Shapiro to discuss the secrets behind publishing first-person writing.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Journalism, Memoir, Pitching, Essay Writing, Recorded Event
  Learn everything you need to know to write a smart, publishable review of music, film, books, theater or any other arts and culture topic.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Creative Writing, Arts, Pitching, Intro, Crash Course, Reviewing
 
Pitch Slam 1-on-1: OK! (22 minutes)
Posted
  Pitch Slam 1-on-1: Ladies' Home Journal (36 minutes)
Posted
OK! editor-in-chief Sarah Ivens takes pitches from three writers with ideas for the stateside version of the U.K.'s best-selling weekly celebrity magazine, which is interested in hearing from anyone with access to big names.  more details

Career, Creative Writing, Journalism, Magazines, Pitching, Pitch Slam
  Four writers try to sell Ladies Home Journal editor-in-chief Diane Salvatore story ideas for the modern version of a venerable magazine with lots of room for freelancers.  more details

Career, Creative Writing, Journalism, Magazines, Pitching, Pitch Slam
 
When Life Throws You A Curve: When Industry Changes Affect Your Career (43 minutes)
Posted
  Mediabistro Circus: The Future of Social Media with Chris Anderson (55 minutes)
Posted
A panel discussion about your place in the evolution of the media.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Creative Writing, Journalism, New Media, Job Search, Social Media, Recorded Event
  The editor of Wired explains how to create a social network that works.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Journalism, Social Media, Recorded Event, Community Management
 
Mediabistro Circus: Publishing: From Print to Digital (1 hour, 11 minutes)
Posted
  Ask Laurel: How Can I Go From College to Career? (24 minutes)
Posted
Learn from three successful business models that integrate print and digital content.  more details

Digital Media & Tech, New Media, Crowdsourcing, Community Management, Recorded Events
  You can jump-start your journalism career before graduation day. Find out how from mediabistro.com founder Laurel Touby.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Creative Writing, Journalism, Blogging, Job Search, Internships, Ask Laurel
 
Land Your First Editorial Job (1 hour, 30 minutes)
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  Food and Travel Magazines: How to Handle Multimedia Content (1 hour, 52 minutes)
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Editors from top magazines discuss how they started, and how you can land your first edit job. They also dish about what you need to know to be a successful freelancer.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Journalism, Magazines, Freelancing, Job Search, Recorded Event, Internships
  Editors from Travel + Leisure, Martha Stewart Living, Food & Wine, Concierge.com, Saveur, and National Geographic Adventure talk about how magazines are utilizing the web to compete with the increasing number of consumer review sites and blogs.  more details

Career, Digital Media & Tech, Journalism, Magazines, Online Media, Travel Writing, Food Writing, Online Video, Recorded Event
 
How to Throw a Digital Book Party (26 minutes)
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  Get the Gig: Clips That Work (20 minutes)
Posted
Got a new book to promote? Social networking can help. Get people talking, blogging, and tweeting about your book by following these easy, tech-savvy tips from mediabistro.com's founder and expert community organizer, Laurel Touby.  more details

Advertising & Marketing, Digital Media & Tech, Promotion, Twitter, Social Media, For Authors, Crash Course, Intermediate
  Editors always tell us: the clips get you the job. But how do you know which ones to send? You'll learn how to choose the right piece to enhance your pitch or resume, and how to build your own clip database.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Career, Creative Writing, Freelancing, Pitching, Job Search, Intro, Crash Course
 
Get a New Job: Pass the Edit Test (13 minutes)
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  Fact-Checking (18 minutes)
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Want a career in media? Sooner or later, you'll have to take an edit test. We'll show you the different types and how you can be prepared, get noticed, and land the job.  more details

Career, Journalism, New Media, Job Search, Copy Editing, Editing, Crash Course, Intermediate
  How to work with writers and editors, mark up copy, and track down information and sources.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Career, Magazines, Publishing, Copy Editing, Editing, Research, Crash Course, Intermediate
 
Writing Restaurant Reviews: Secrets from the Pros (16 minutes)
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  Travel Writing Basics: Embrace the Locals (12 minutes)
Posted
Reviewing restaurants is great fun, and hard work. We'll show you how to take notes, write a strong review, and break into the business of food criticism.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Blogging, Food Writing, Intro, Crash Course, Reviewing
  A successful travel piece begins with the people you meet. We'll show you how local contacts can enhance every aspect of your pitch, and help you write a vibrant, saleable article.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Journalism, Travel Writing, Pitching, Social Media, Intro, Crash Courses
 
Mediabistro Circus: Interactive Newsroom, The New York Times (58 minutes)
Posted
  Mediabistro Circus: Creating a Global Phenomenon with Tim Ferriss 
Posted
On this panel, you'll meet the team behind the multimedia and interactive features that deliver the Gray Lady in living color  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Digital Media & Tech, Magazines, Newspapers, New Media, Citizen Journalism, Online Video, Recorded Event
  Tim shares his secrets of using analytics, social media, and other tools to create a best-selling book and global movement.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Career, Digital Media & Tech, Blogging, Social Media, Recorded Event, Entrepreneurship, Seo
 
Mediabistro Circus: New World Intimacy-- Social Media and Twitter (30 minutes)
Posted
  Mediabistro Circus: Strange Bedfellows: The New [Media] Deal (44 minutes)
Posted
In this presentation, BusinessWeek.com's John A. Byrne explains how his publication has harnessed the power of social media to engage with readers on a personal level.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Journalism, TV, Film & Video, Twitter, New Media, Social Media, Recorded Event
  Our panel of media business experts takes on the deal-making process and explores the new models that are emerging out of a tough economic climate  more details

Advertising & Marketing, Book & Mag Publishing, Career, Journalism, Magazines, Business, New Media, Recorded Event
 
How to Edit a Recipe (18 minutes)
Posted
  Mediabistro Circus: Marketing Renaissance: The Age of the Customer (56 minutes)
Posted
Pick up a new skill that will make you a better writer, editor, and cook.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Career, Journalism, Copy Editing, Editing, Food Writing, Crash Course, Intermediate
  To reach an audience online, you need to think in new ways. How do you capture people's interest and win their loyalty? Learn from four innovators who have made it happen in the digital marketplace.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Career, Digital Media & Tech, Journalism, Public Relations, New Media, Social Media, Recorded Event, Seo
 
Mediabistro Circus: From Gutenberg to MovableType: Publishing's Next Edition (1 hour)
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  Evolution of Journalism 
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Our panel of experts describes publishing's new models, including online, mobile, and on-demand, and predicts the future of content, profit and the web.  more details

Advertising & Marketing, Book & Mag Publishing, Career, Journalism
  A panel of experts takes on the big issues about the present and future of media, including free content, citizen journalism, business models, and social media.  more details

Advertising & Marketing, Book & Mag Publishing, Digital Media & Tech, New Media, Social Media, Citizen Journalism, Recorded Event, Next-Generation Journalist
 
Writing and Selling FOBS (10 minutes)
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  Write the Perfect Bio (10 minutes)
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Breaking into magazines can be tough, but editors always need short, sharp pieces for the front of the book. We'll show you how to come up with saleable FOB ideas, and give you tips from top editors.  more details

Creative Writing, Freelancing, Pitching, Intro, Crash Course
  The bio is the new resume! Learn how to summarize your life in just a few words to promote your work and your career.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Promotion, Blogging, Social Media, Intro, Crash Course
 
How to Create and Maintain an Author Website (20 minutes)
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Your online presence starts with your personal site. Learn what to post and how to keep readers coming back.  more details

Book & Mag Publishing, Creative Writing, Digital Media & Tech, Promotion, Blogging, Social Media, For Authors, Intro, Crash Course