How to Pitch

Start pitching and get published

Level: Beginner
Instructor: McLean Robbins

How to Pitch

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  • Self-paced instruction
  • 1 video lesson
  • 0h 24m of lesson content
  • Led by an industry expert
  • Lifetime access
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Who Should Take This Course

Freelance Writers and Journalists

Skills You Will Learn

Structure of a good pitch

3 crucial elements of a compelling pitch

What sections of a magazine/blog to pitch

How to locate pitch contacts

Follow-up etiquette

Why Take This Course

If you're a freelance writer, you know that success starts with an effective pitch. How to Pitch gives you the must-haves for writing pitches that work, so you can boost your chances of getting editors' attention and land the assignments you want. Learn the structure of a good pitch, how to locate contacts and the follow up etiquette you’ll need to get published.

Session 1

How to Pitch

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About the Instructor

McLean Robbins

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McLean Robbins is a content strategist, copywriter, and digital consultant for some of the world’s leading brands, including Marriott, Four Seasons, the National Sleep Foundation, and many more. She has extensive experience in producing high-visibility web content and designing effective digital campaigns that help build brand and personal visibility. Based in Washington, DC, McLean is also a luxury lifestyle journalist for publications including Forbes Travel Guide, Travel Channel, AOL, The Washingtonian, Robb Report, and more. McLean holds a Master’s degree in Journalism from Georgetown University.