Masthead for Essence

September 1, 2014

Essence: 9/1/2014

continued....

AvantGuild Sign Up Now!Sign Up Now!

The How to Pitch series is worth its weight in gold. In just the first month I'd already benefited enough to consider the cost of joining well worth it. -- Gaen Murphree
AvantGuild benefits give you access to:
  • Premium content, including our How to Pitch Guides, an indispensable tool for freelance writers. view sample >
  • Savings of up to $35 per class on mediabistro.com courses and seminars.
  • Insurance discounts for freelancers and small businesses, including medical, dental, auto and home.
  • Lots of other professional discounts, including ZipCar (a $50 value) and your choice of magazine subscriptions (a $10 value).

... and much more! View all benefits or Sign up now!

Already an AvantGuild member?

Log in here to view the full page.

Email
remember me
Password
forgot your password?

General Contact Information

Address: 135 West 50th Street, 4th Floor. New York, NY 10020
Phone Number: 800-274-9398
Email: webmaster@essence.com
Email Convention: firstinitiallastname@essence.com

Job Changes (50)

Who's coming and who's going. Tell us about your job move! Receive the Revolving Door Newsletter with expert analysis by email twice a week.
Access to listings older than 7 days requires AvantGuild membership, please log in or join now.

Related Content (8)

Articles, transcripts, and more, available exclusively to AvantGuild members.

How To Pitch: Essence
Pitch everything from personal finance and relationship tips to health and career advice to this black women's bible.

So What Do You Do, Edward Lewis, Founder of Essence Magazine?
Lewis describes creating the pioneering women's magazine that has reflected the lives of black women for over 40 years.

So What Do You Do, Stephen Hill, BET President of Programming and Specials?
The longtime BET exec responds to the network's critics and tells how aspiring TV pros can get a foot in the door.

So What Do You Do, Tanika Ray, Red Carpet Reporter and Host of The CW's Oh, Sit!?
The former dancer and actress tells how she scored TV hosting gigs at Extra, HGTV, Nickelodeon and more.

So What Do You Do, Emil Wilbekin, Managing Editor of Essence.com?
A print veteran in fashion and entertainment, Emil Wilbekin now has his sights set on transforming a new domain -- Essence.com

How to Conquer Writer's Burnout and Get More Creative
Just when you think you've written all you can, here are a few ways to crank out fresh content and get those juices flowing again.

6 Things Freelance Writers Do That Drive Editors Nuts
Editors share what mistakes blacklisted freelancers always make, and what you should do to stay in their good graces.

What to Do When Your Pitch is Rejected
Writers can't deny the disappointment over a failed pitch, but with these bounce back tactics a submission could go from rejected to accepted.



Return to Mastheads