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Welcome to Writing Journalism! I’ll put links to our weekly readings here, and each of you will use our own Medium site for assignments. For the first week, we are thinking about how to craft a story pitch.

Two good basic guides to pitching a story are How to Write the Perfect Pitch and Six Questions Journalists Should Be Able to Answer Before Pitching a Story. For some real-life successful submissions — these to the radio show, This American Life — have a look at these Sample Pitches.