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Workshop: Pitch Like a Pro, Oct. 27

The Indypendent Oct 25, 2012

Want to get published, but aren't sure how? Join The Indypendent for hands-on workshop with professional editors and freelance writers for insider advice on how to pitch — from finding the right publication to writing the perfect pitch letter. Special guests include Sarah Jaffe, associate editor at AlterNet, Nathan Schneider, editor of Killing the Buddha and co-founder of Waging Nonviolence, and Renée Feltz, producer at Democracy Now!. Elizabeth Henderson, Senior Editor at The Indypendent, will moderate. Buy your ticket now!

When: Sat., Oct. 27, 1-4 p.m.
Where: 666 Broadway, Suite 510
Cost: $75 ($50, student/low-income)

By Subway: Broadway-Lafayette (B,D,F,M) Bl 8th Street-NYU (N,R)



Sarah Jaffe is the editor of the Labor and Media sections at AlterNet.org. She has been a freelance writer since 2002, and her work has appeared in The Nation, The American Prospect, Bitch Magazine, BUST Magazine, Newsarama.com and many other publications. She was a contributing editor of The 99%: How the Occupy Wall Street Movement is Changing America, as well as a contributor to the anthologies At The Tea Party and Beautiful Trouble.


Nathan Schneider is an editor at Waging Nonviolence. He writes about religion, reason, and violence for publications including The Nation, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Commonweal, Religion Dispatches, AlterNet, and others. He is also an editor at Killing the Buddha.


Renée Feltz is a producer at Democracy Now!. Previously, she was news director of Pacifica radio station KPFT-FM in Houston, TX, where she bottom-lined every aspect of an award-winning daily newscast. She went on to graduate from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in 2008 with a focus on investigative reporting. As a 2010 Soros Justice media fellow she co-produced DeportationNation.org. She has also reported for the BBC, NPR, CBC, Free Speech Radio news, PBS Need to Know, Indymedia, Columbia Journalism Review, The Texas Observer, NACLA: Report on the Americas, The American Prospect and The Indypendent.




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