✍️Science Writing News Roundup #53

How to pitch science stories that sell + If you’re not a climate reporter yet, you will be.

How to pitch science stories that sell. Ideas are a science journalist’s currency. And the pitch is the vehicle for those ideas. In this course, you’ll learn the seven key components of a pitch, how much reporting you need to do up front, how to identify the right publication for your story and tailor your pitch accordingly, how to communicate with an editor, and what to do when a pitch gets rejected!

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  • "When will I ever feel like I rightfully belong?" 2021 AAAS Mass Media Fellow Vanessa Vieites first doubted whether she made a good choice doing science writing. However, she has found a home at The Conversation US, as she writes in her journal, exclusive to The Xylom.

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