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How to pitching your tech news to Grit Daily, with Stewart Rogers

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About this episode: Stewart Rogers is managing editor of Grit Daily. He shares his advice on good and bad pitches, including how much lead time is needed, how to suggest an ‘exclusive’ and the damaging fallout that can happen when PRs use mailing lists to contact journalists. Grit Daily is a leading tech news publication with lifestyle and entertainment thrown …

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Catching the editor’s attention with Emmie Harrison-West

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About this episode: Emmie Harrison-West is Commissioning Editor of three of the UK’s most popular women’s weekly magazines – Chat, Woman and Woman’s Own. She walks us through the different ‘slots’ or pages of the three titles, including ‘Don’t Tell me I Can’t’, ‘Shock Reads’, ‘Call That Justice’, ‘The Moment I Knew’, Scrapbooks and many more. How does she find …

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Pitching tips from Scott Carey, group editor of IDG business publications

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About this episode: Group Editor of IDG’s B2B collection, Scott Carey shares the make-up of,, CIO and Hear how can you suggest a story or interview about your business or your client. What makes a story that suits their formats, how can PRs make their pitches relevant and how can experts get their comments published?

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Pitching tips from Raconteur Editor Benjamin Chiou

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About this episode: Raconteur is distributed in The Times. It has 80 editions a year focusing on a special report into a different area of business. Editor Benjamin Chiou tells us what makes an interview, how thought leaders can contribute with great ideas, pitching no-no’s and why he’s on the lookout for new writers.

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Pitching tips from Bonhill Media’s business publications

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About this episode: Hear insights into how top B2B publications such as, and Information Age are put together. Lawrence Gosling is Editorial Director of the Bonhill Media group’s eccelctic mix of titles. He shares advice on how to pitch a thought leadership piece, why clickbait doesn’t work for B2B journalism and how PRs or would-be commentators should adapt …

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Media insights from deputy lifestyle editor, Sophie Gallagher, of The Independent

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About this episode: Deputy editor of IndyLife, Sophie Gallagher shares insights from the features desk of one of the UK’s major news titles. IndyLife is the lifestyle section of the, covering health, travel, food, dating and more. Learn what the difference is between a ‘pitch’ and and ‘idea’ and why a journalist can never pinch a story!

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Pitching tips form a Huff Post UK commissioning editor Charlie Lindlar

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About this episode: HuffPost UK recently launched two new sections – HuffPost Opinion and HuffPost Personal, a collection of first-person pieces based on singular issues. In this episode, commissioning editor Charlie Lindlar shares what he looks for in a story and how to pitch. Plus, a look at the other regular slots across Huff Post UK.

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The magazine planning process for Good Housekeeping, Prima and Red, with Ella Dove

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About this episode: This episode we delve into the planning process of three of Hearst’s titles: Red, Good Housekeeping and Prima.  Find out about the regular profile sections you can pitch to, such as ‘Women who Launch’ and ‘Women on Top’. Plus, how long to wait before following up and why you should never get the magazine’s name wrong!