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6 Ways to Break Into Community Journalism

Capitalize on writing for local pubs to expand your portfolio and keep the work flowing.

- July 7, 2014
Perhaps you've been freelancing for a while now and are still receiving a fair amount of rejection emails to your pitches. There's no need to panic -- especially if you're just getting started in the freelance world. These types of snubs are a rite of passage that make victory (an accepted pitch and payment agreement!) that much sweeter. Maybe you're aiming a bit high with the media organizations you're querying -- national, regional and state publications -- and feel discouraged because nothing is sticking. But a rookie mistake in freelancing is missing what's right underneath your nose....

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