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How To Pitch: Audubon

Pitch stories that inspire readers to appreciate, understand and conserve the natural world

By Andrea Williams - May 16, 2013

Circulation: 415,000, with 1.5 million total readers
Frequency: Bimonthly
Special issues: Editors plan special issues occasionally; past ones have included issues dedicated to sustainable food, the BP gulf spill and global warming.

Background: As one of the oldest continuously published magazines in the U.S., Audubon has been harvesting some of the country's best earth-minded writing for more than 100 years. "We serve people who are enthusiastic about nature and love the outdoors with our signature blend of explanatory journalism and vibrant photography," said David Seideman, editor-in-chief.

In addition to appealing to readers who are more likely to be bird-watching than tuning in to the latest episode of Dancing with the Stars, Audubon speaks to the well educated and politically active nature lover. "We have one of the most politically influential audiences of any magazine in the country," added Seideman. "When we mobilize our readers to take action and write op-eds or letters to lawmakers, they really do."...

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