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Pitch Slam 1-on-1: Prevention

Prevention Executive Editor Courtenay Smith is looking for smart, science-based pieces with personality. Can these three writers deliver?

2. Meet the EIC and the Writers (2:33)

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 (2:33) 2:33 FREE!
    Prevention's EE Courtnay Smith discusses her mag while the writers prepare.
  3. The pitches (19:09) 19:09 FREE!
    Three writers pitch their ideas: Daisha Cassel on the psychological hurdles to losing the last 10 pounds, Sheryl Kraft on the girlfriend's guide to breast cancer, and Ken Terry on the right amount of sleep for your age. Smith responds with her thoughts.
  4. The Final Verdict (1:19) 1:19 FREE!
    Smith revisits each pitch and offers tips on breaking into her magazine that can help freelancers understand why their proposals succeed or fail at any magazine.

Video Details

Prevention, the go-to healthy living resource for women in their 40's and 50's, is looking for smart, servicey health journalism. Executive Editor Courtenay Smith wants compelling and authoritative articles based on new research findings. Watch as our three writers sit down with Smith to pitch their best ideas, and see if you can spot the winners.

3 videos
23 minutes total running time

February 4, 2008

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