Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Intro to Magazine Writing

Intro to Magazine Writing
Write for the glossies--in print and online
You're a writer, so why not become a magazine writer? Intro to Magazine Writing is the class that will launch your magazine career.

This class will explore the editing process, journalism ethics, what makes something newsworthy, note taking, fact-checking, and reporting. Over the course of 8 weeks, you'll workshop two pieces in any format, from personal essays to profiles, service pieces to features.

Students who have taken this class have been published in:
Time Out New York, Wired, In Touch Weekly, ESPN the Magazine, Boston Globe, Cookie, Town & Country Travel, Boston, Washington Post, Woman's Day, Family Circle, Psychology Today, Paste, Northshore, Bust, and more.

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In this class, you will learn how to:

Create captivating stories that editors will buy and readers will love
Craft compelling pitch letters
Figure out which magazines and sections will be interested in your story
Approach editors you don't know and build relationships that work

Click here to learn more and register.
Prefer to register by telephone? Call us at 212-547-7890.


August 4, 2009
New York City

Take control of your career
A half-day of education and inspiration for the media job hunt

Sessions include:

The New Media Job Search

State of the Media Industry

Your Career in Transition
Register by July 8 and save!

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WHEN 8 weeks, June 23 - August 18, Online chats: Tuesdays, 8-9 pm EST
WHERE Online. Click here for information.
PRICE $499 ($475 for AvantGuild members)
HOW TO REGISTER Click the button to register online or call us at 212-547-7890.

about the instructor
Alison Overholt is senior editor at ESPN The Magazine, managing investigative features and sports business coverage in addition to working on multimedia initiatives. Before joining ESPN in 2005, Alison was a staff writer and editor at Fast Company, where she covered emerging technologies and women in business from both Silicon Valley and New York. Her writing has appeared in Cosmopolitan, Inc., Working Mother, Fitness, Sports Illustrated for Women, American Way and San Francisco magazines, and

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