Digital Journalism 101 : get published in online media
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Digital Journalism 101 : get published in online media

Essential writing skills for creative and professional writers.
4.2 (67 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
3,897 students enrolled
Created by Damien Walter
Last updated 4/2018
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Know how to pitch & publish to High Authority publications.
Requirements
  • Basic English.
Description

Getting published in a high authority publication can transform your career and massively boost your earnings. But with thousands of writers competing for the privilege, competition is fierce.

The Perfect Pitch is an easy to learn system for finding, formatting and pitching stories that will massively increase your chances of breaking into high authority publications

This course will give you an insider look at how to pitch and publish at high authority level, from a 15 year veteran with bylines including The Guardian, BBC, Wired, Independent, Buzzfeed, Aeon and many more high authority publications.

  • What’s the REAL business of high authority publications? Knowing this changes everything.
  • Learn the 3 pillars of making the perfect pitch: Community, Story and Angle.
  • Understand the key formats that high authority publications use to tell stories.
  • Mine online resources like Reddit to find killer angles.
  • Lever the power of social media to find editors and grow your network.
  • How to negotiate pay effectively, and turn a one off gig into a long-term job.
Who this course is for:
  • Freelance journalists.
  • Experts and influencers.
  • Marketers.
  • Leaders.
Course content
Expand 18 lectures 01:22:56
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18 lectures 01:22:56
You need an angle.
05:10
Bonus: Business Angles.
03:12
Know our community.
03:49
Exercise: Community Mapping.
05:15
Hack: Finding Angles.
03:32
Interlude: The Nomad Writer.
05:55
Practice 1: Writing the perfect pitch.
08:15
Practice 2: Writing the perfect pitch.
07:47
Formats for stories.
07:07
Finding editors.
05:35
Negotiating pay.
03:32
Turn a gig into a job.
04:04
Build your own platform.
04:26
PROJECT: Make a perfect pitch.
00:43
Perfect Pitch PROFORMA
00:13