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Pitch Features and More to Parent & Child

Parent & Child coverWith 60 percent of the content written by freelancers, Parent & Child is one of the rare pubs that accepts feature pitches from new writers. Bonus: it also pays up to $2 per word.

Nick Friedman, editor-in-chief, explained that his staff is looking for writers who can channel their personal experience  and speak to parents on a personal level. “We want to hear some bold ideas, and we want to know about human interest stories that all parents can relate to and that help provide solutions for families.”

Friedman also stressed that he wants the publication to have material that tackles issues and contemporary subjects through a fresh perspective. “We are not some stuffy, goody-goody parenting title,” he said.

For more, read How to Pitch: Parent & Child [Mediabistro AvantGuild subscription required]

Nicholas Braun

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Pitch Features and More to Parent & Child

Parent & Child coverWith 60 percent of the content written by freelancers, Parent & Child is one of the rare pubs that accepts feature pitches from new writers. Bonus: it also pays up to $2 per word.

Nick Friedman, editor-in-chief, explained that his staff is looking for writers who can channel their personal experience  and speak to parents on a personal level. “We want to hear some bold ideas, and we want to know about human interest stories that all parents can relate to and that help provide solutions for families.”

Friedman also stressed that he wants the publication to have material that tackles issues and contemporary subjects through a fresh perspective. “We are not some stuffy, goody-goody parenting title,” he said.

For more, read How to Pitch: Parent & Child [Mediabistro AvantGuild subscription required]

Nicholas Braun

New Art Director at Scholastic Parent & Child

Carolyn Veith Krienke has been named art director at Scholastic Parent & Child magazine where she will report to Nick Friedman, editor-in-chief.

Veith Krienke joins Scholastic Parent & Child from Martha Stewart Weddings, where she served as senior art director since 2009.  Previously, she was a senior designer with Real Simple magazine.

“We are delighted to welcome Carolyn to the Scholastic Parent & Child team,” says Friedman.  “Her creative vision, bringing brighter pages and stronger imagery to the magazine, results in a playful yet sophisticated publication for today’s modern mom.”

Veith Krienke’s work will debut in the February 2012 issue, which features actress Katherine Heigl on the cover.