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Catching the editor’s attention at Woman, Woman’s Own and Chat magazines

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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 Grant Schreiber Editor of Real Leaders Magazine

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About this episode: RealLeaders.com is a digital publication and print publication distributed globally focussing on leadership issues around the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals featuring interviews, features, how-to’s and thought leadership. Grant shares why the listicle is still the most popular content, simple things you can do to make your pitches relevant and why morality is part of the commissioning process.

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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 group editor Lawrence Gosling of Bonhill Media’s business publications

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About this episode: Hear insights into how top B2B publications such as growthbusiness.co.uk,  smallbusiness.co.uk 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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Pitching tips 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 independent.co.uk, 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 from Planning editor Richard Pollins of ITV London

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About this episode: In this episode we speak to head of planning at ITV London News, Richard Pollins and discuss where stories come from and how they find the right mix. From what they look for in a studio guest to why surveys just never work for TV, this is essential listen for anyone who wants to get themselves or …

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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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Pitching tips 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!