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8 Places to Find Your Next Story

Tap into these secret sources of story ideas

By Amanda Ernst - June 21, 2012
Whether you're a freelancer trying to brainstorm that next pitch or an editor trying to fill a hole in your production calendar, it can be hard to find a new angle or story day in and day out, week after week. You can't always be creative, witty and hard-hitting. Sometimes you need an extra nudge, a little push in the direction of something beyond your old stand-bys.

So, we turned to some experts, writers, reporters and editors, who also have the challenge of finding interesting and compelling stories every day, for some advice about where they turn when their list of potential leads is looking thin. Read on and you just might find some inspiration for your next byline....

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