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Transcript: How to Find Eight Million Stories in New York

The secret to finding great, saleable stories on the streets of New York lies in knowing where to look, getting people to talk to you, and knowing which stories editors hate (Hint: Frankfurter salesmen and the "phenomenon" of white cab drivers are verboten!)

May 2, 2005

EXCLUSIVE FOR AVANTGUILD MEMBERS | This is a transcript of's "How to Find Eight Million Stories in New York " seminar, held January 18, 2004, in New York City. You can learn about other mb LEARN events here.

Sullivan: I'm C.J. Sullivan. Let me tell you my pedigree, just so you know. I was born and raised in the Bronx. I was raised by a fireman, one of three generations of firefighters. My mom was a housewife. I grew up on Fordham Road—excuse me—Bay Ridge Avenue, 194th Street, the Fordham Road section of the Bronx. It was ...

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