How to Pitch: Travel

Get bylines on the travel beat

Level: Beginner
Instructor: McLean Robbins

How to Pitch: Travel

$29
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  • Self-paced instruction
  • 1 video lesson
  • 0h 19m 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 travel pitch

Do’s and don’ts, including killing cliches, being culturally aware and more

How to take a creative spin on travel pitches for popular destinations

Ways to break into travel writing

Why Take This Course

Travel writing is a competitive industry and an effective pitch is crucial to stand out in editor’s inboxes. While there are elements all good pitches share, successful travel pitches contain distinct nuances. Learn the structure of a good travel pitch, how to present yourself as a knowledgeable source and what to include and avoid to ensure you get published.

Session 1

How to Pitch: Travel

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About the Instructor

McLean Robbins

10 Courses

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.