Alan Rusbridger

Alan Rusbridger, Editor at Prospect Magazine

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About this episode: Editor at Prospect Magazine, Alan Rusbridger, shares the regular formats for the monthly print and digital publication and what makes the cut for an ‘intellectually stimulating’ read. From short-form profiles at the front; to long-reads with a new take on a global issue; to the popular culture and books sections at the back; find out when and how …

Eleanor Warnock

 Eleanor Warnock, Deputy Editor at Sifted

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About this episode: Deputy Editor at Sifted, Eleanor Warnock, discusses what she looks for in a pitch when commissioning for the 100k-users-a-month publication serving startups. She gives the inside scoop on the high level leader section ‘Brunch with Sifted’, what makes an opinion piece, plus the most common feedback points she gives to PRs who pitch to her.

Orianna Rosa Royle

 Orianna Rosa Royle Senior Reporter for Management Today

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About this episode: Senior reporter at Management Today, Orianna Rosa Royle discusses what makes a story for the 80k-users-a-month publication. CEO interviews are the most common format but what makes the cut? For a journalist who gets ‘an email pitch a minute’ Orianna knows instantly what has PR potential and she gives us her inside tips. 

Francesca Cassidy

Francesca Cassidy, Deputy Editor of Raconteur

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About this episode: Francesca Cassidy, deputy editor of Raconteur, discusses exciting new online content, including regular series such as “How I Became A….” and how PRs or businesses can tailor their pitches for Raconteur’s formats. Plus the hunt for diverse journalists!

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole, Editor of DiversityQ Magazine

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About this episode: Cheryl Cole is the Editor of DiversityQ Magazine, a publication giving advice to businesses on diversity, inclusion, and equality in the workplace. Cheryl talks us through their story formats including why they love opinion pieces and thought leadership content. Plus, her media pitching advice: if you have to work to make it sound relevant, it probably isn’t.

Zena Alkayat

Founder of Bloom Magazine, Zena Alkayat

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About this episode: Zena Alkayat is founder of Bloom Magazine, a publication about gardening and nature with a modern angle. Zena shares her tips on how to pitch a story including how to differentiate passion from expertise, why ‘the story’ is always the most important wording of your pitch and how a new partnership with a book publisher means they’re scouting …

Jess Austin

Metro Blogs Editor Jess Austin

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About this episode: Jess Austin is Communities Editor for Metro online, commissioning Metro blogs and first person pieces. She discusses what the editorial team look for, why using fresh writers is so exciting, and, how to pitch to their regular series such as ‘what it feels like to…’ ‘immigrant stories’ and ‘hello, my name is….’ Plus, what you. need to know if …

Martha Dillon

 Editor of It’s Freezing in LA, Martha Dillon

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About this episode: Martha Dillon, editor of It’s Freezing in LA, a publication covering environmental issues, gives us pitching tips for PRs and freelance writers. She discusses different feature formats for the magazine, why she’s on the lookout for young writers and defining a story angle in a pitch.