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Episode 4: The Media Insider with Huff Post UK Personal editor, Charlie Lindlar

About this episode HuffPost UK recently launched two new sections – HuffPost Opinion and HuffPost Personal, a collection of first-person pieces based on singular issues. In this episode, commissioning editor Charlie Lindlar shares what he looks for in a story and how to pitch. Plus, a look at the other regular slots across Huff Post...

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Episode 3: The Media Insider with commissioning editor of Red, Good Housekeeping and Prima, Ella Dove

About this episode This episode we delve into the planning process of three of Hearst’s titles: Red, Good Housekeeping and Prima. Find out about the regular profile sections you can pitch to, such as ‘Women who Launch’ and ‘Women on Top’. Plus, how long to wait before following up and why you should never get...

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Episode 2: The Media Insider with editor of easyJet Traveller magazine editor Jonny Ensall

About this episode This episode we look into the make-up of easyJet Traveller magazine. Why you should never pitch: ‘I’ve just been on holiday to X, would you want a write-up on it?’, why food PRs have the best chance of pitching ideas and the rise of branded journalism and why it’s a great model...

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Episode 1: The Media Insider with interview writer for New Statesman, Suchandrika Chakrabati.

About this episode Suchandrika Chakrabarti is a freelance journalist writing for New Statesman, Raconteur, Yahoo News and others. In her 13 year media career she has reported and edited for national newspapers and international news agencies. She hosts her own podcast called ‘The Freelance Pod’. Suchandrika talks about what makes a profile piece for the...

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Trailer: The Media Insider Podcast with host Helen Croydon

About this episode Hear what my new podcast is all about, launching on 1st July 2019!

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