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Pitch Slam 1-on-1: Latina

Watch 3 writers pitch and find out how to score a feature or front-of-the book piece

2. Meet the EIC and the Writers (3:39)

Table of Contents

  1. Crib Sheet (PDF) PDF
    Download this outline and use it to take notes. Includes resources and other information.
  2. Meet the EIC and the Writers (3:39) 3:39 FREE!
    The writers prepare while Valdes Ryan outlines what she's looking for in a pitch.
  3. The pitches (16:17) 16:17 FREE!
    The writers pitch stories on family secrets and identity, alternative ways of bonding with friends, and depression and eating disorders.
  4. Reactions (2:01) 2:01 FREE!
    Valdes Ryan discusses each pitch and offers thoughts on breaking into her magazine.

Video Details

Latina, the definitive fashion, beauty, and lifestyle magazine for U.S. Hispanic women, recently unveiled a new editorial and design direction. The slicker mag skews edgier and younger, but it's still freelancer-simpatico.

Editor-in-chief Mimi Valdes Ryan, former editor of Vibe, led the magazine's makeover. We watch as she takes pitches from our three writers for the new and improved Latina. Listen and learn.

DURATION/TIME
3 videos
22 minutes total running time

RECORDED
December 5, 2007

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