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Online Course: How to Cold Pitch Editors – And Get Accepted



This online course will provide you with guidance for every step of the pitching process, from coming up with a killer idea all the way to getting that elusive commission. Approaching a new editor can be daunting, but with the right tools and pitching know-how, you’ll be writing up your new article in no time. Ben covers:

  • What to pitch
  • Why you?
  • When to pitch
  • Where to send it
  • Who to pitch
  • Calls for pitches
  • Utilising social media
  • How to write your pitch

For the £15 cost of this course, you get access to all of the above information – for as long as you need it. There’s also a chance for you to get feedback on one of your pitches from Ben.

About Ben: Ben Sledge is a freelance games and technology journalist who has written for Ars Technica, Eurogamer, The Guardian, IGN, NME, Vice, and more. He’s on track to send 200 pitches this year in a bid to be the very best, like no-one ever was.

Follow Ben on Twitter: @BenSledge

The Indiependent is committed to making the world of journalism a more inclusive place. If for any reason you can’t afford the cost of this course please email [email protected] and at our discretion we will provide a copy free of charge.


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