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REMINDER: Win that pitch: Pitching story ideas to editors - BGAJ one-day course

Johann Tasker
01206 263807
Johann Tasker

Win that pitch: Pitching story ideas to editors

9.00am to 5.00pm
hursday, 18 May 2017

bbey Park
V8 2TQ 

Course details

Having story ideas is important. But how do you ‘sell’ them?

This practical workshop session is aimed at anyone who has to pitch story ideas to magazines, newspapers and website editors.

The one-day session includes discussion on what editors want; tips on how to present ideas in writing or in person; thoughts on best practice for agreeing a brief; plus ideas on how to develop story proposals and opportunities.

About the trainer

David Mascord has more than 20 years’ experience in journalism and editorial training. He has worked in staff and freelance roles for consumer and B2B print and web titles. He is a training consultant delivering training for staff at major publishers, including RBI and Time Inc UK (formerly IPC), and is an associate lecturer in journalism and media law at Bournemouth University and Southampton Solent University. 

Course fee

The cost of the workshop - including lunch and refreshments, plus all handouts - is £95.00. 


To book your place, please go to:

To secure your place, please complete your booking and payment no later than Wednesday, 10 May 2017. 

For further details, call Julie Mate, BGAJ Council and CPD Facilitator on 07775 847123 or email:

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