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What commissioning editors want
Episode 1816th December 2020 • Freelancing for Journalists • Lily Canter and Emma Wilkinson
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In this episode we pick the brains of two commissioning editors to find out exactly what they want from freelance journalists.

We discuss pitching techniques, reliability and writing skills with The Observer deputy news editor Lisa Bachelor and Pulse magazine editor Jaimie Kaffash.

The Guests

Lisa Bachelor @lisabachelor

Jaimie Kaffash @jkaffash

Resources

Pitching guidelines https://www.journoresources.org.uk/pitching-guidelines/

ClipShare newspaper and magazine archive https://www.nlamediaaccess.com/publishers/publisher-services/clipshare/

Readly magazine database https://gb.readly.com/

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