Vince Beiser

Vince Beiser
Vince Beiser has written for The Los Angeles Times Magazine, The Village Voice, The New Republic, The Nation, US News & World Report, Harper's, and Rolling Stone. He has also worked as senior editor for Mother Jones, special projects reporter for The Oakland Tribune, and senior writer for The Jerusalem Report, Israel's leading news magazine. He also blogs for

His work has been honored by Investigative Reporters and Editors, the Columbia and Medill Graduate Schools of Journalism, the National Mental Health Association, the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, and the Los Angeles Press Club.

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Vince helped me put my ideas to paper. I was able to fine-tune my query and my article was published two weeks after class ended. -- Kristy Lund

"I've been freelancing for years and wish I'd taken Vince's class before I started. His tips would have improved my reporting and made my life a lot easier." -- Kenneth Miller

"Vince's friendly and flexible teaching style gave me a serious confidence boost. I highly recommend that anybody who has the slightest interest in freelancing hear what he has to say." -- Jennifer Jamall

"Vince was knowledgeable, experienced, and relaxed. His examples and techniques helped me hone the pitching process. I look forward to taking more classes with him!" -- Helen Kaiao Chang

"Vince was friendly and informative. I'd definitely recommend him and take more classes from him." -- Lauren Horwich

"Vince's class was very informative. He was clear, logical, realistic, and encouraging." -- Maria A. Del Toro

"Vince makes it all look easy! He's that rare, successful writer who's able to share what he's learned in a way that's engaging and fun." -- Colleen Wainwright

"Vince's class was a fantastic stepping stone for someone beginning to delve into pitching articles." -- Abby Mims

"Within six weeks of Vince's class I had two articles accepted to a magazine -- one of them a feature. Best of all, I got paid!" -- Shasta McBride

"Vince's class was superb. I enjoyed the diversity of participants' experiences and felt encouraged to send my own pitch letters immediately!" -- Donal O'Sullivan

"Vince helps you see the hidden gems in your ideas. I left feeling more motivated and confident!" -- Peggy Hall

"This was a great class! Vince has a lot of experience and shared helpful tips. I've used his advice to help craft my pitches and follow up with editors." -- Ben Hill