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How to Pitch: BBC Travel

Writers for this freelancer-friendly travel site are encouraged to pitch 'unexpected or surprising' stories with a timely hook.

- July 1, 2014
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Background: Just over three years old, BBC Travel is a feature section of BBC.com that is directed to readers who, in the words of deputy editor Ellie Cobb, "[are] passionate about travel, [are] curious about people and places, and want to engage with the world around them." Demographically, she says, "the target audience consists of people who are professional, affluent, intelligent and liberal. They are more concerned with ...

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