Pitch Requests Newsletter for Black Freelance Writers!

Pitch Requests Newsletter for Black Freelance Writers!

A NEW 'PITCH REQUESTS' NEWSLETTER for Black Freelance Writers

I've thought about creating a newsletter that Posts Pitch Requests for Black Freelance Writers like myself. There is a growing number of us and I believe that there are enough stories to be told. I'd like to help be apart of anyone's beginning into their freelance freedom. 

In the newsletter I'll also SHARE my engagement experiences with editors and let you know WHO responds to WHAT type of pitches. Pitching is an artform that should be studied and only done when requested. That's the key. Only pitch a story when being asked to pitch a story. 

It's that simple.

Sign up for the Black Writers Pitch Requests Newsletter Here; Scroll down to the bottom.

Here are this week's Requests.

National Geographic

Starlight Williams @star_lightw: I'm hungry for relevant travel stories. Have an epic one to share? Pitch stories not topics to starlight.williams@natgeo.com. Theme: how to have a great summer despite COVID. All voices welcomed! (Melanated voices encouraged). [via DMs: Depending on the story its about $0.50-$1 per word. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/features/how-to-pitch-nat-geo-travel-pitching-guidelines/] (June 10)

Vanity Fair

Alyssa Karas @alyssakaras: We're looking for a freelance evening news writer/social manager @VanityFair. Interested parties can send resumes/work samples to me. [text in image: Vanity Fair Hive/Social Evening Freelancer. Vanity Fair is hiring a freelance evening writer/social manager for breaking news coverage and social updates. To apply, please send resume and work samples to alyssa_karas@condenast.com. News and social edi test will be required. Handle daily Twitter and Facebook promotion for Hive stories starting late afternoon and all VF.com stories after 6 P.M. Write, headline, and self publish at least one aggregated news post per evening responding to breaking news in politics, tech, or media. Promote all VF.com stories on Fridays during the summer, beginning at 1PM. Devise and execute enterprise social projects for tentpole news stories (i.e. Twitter threads) , Execute plan for making VF social feed more responsive to breaking news and trends (i.e reposting relevant archive stories, resurfacing Hive stories), Produce and schedule Hive newsletter, Must be familiar with Vanity Fair's editorial sensibilities, This is a freelance, remote position. Evening hours are required] (June 16)
Tom's Guide
I'm looking for freelance writers who can review wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers for @tomsguide Email me at mike.prospero@futurenet.com
Man Repeller
@ManRepeller: we're accepting pitches at write@manrepeller.com! (June 12)

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