Summary/Quick Tips: Email is best for approaching editors.
Include a brief and clear top line that sums up the article or story.
If you are pitching news, this is most likely the first line of your story.
Follow that with about 100 words of context and supportive background information.
And while the recent attention is a win from a tourism and public relations point-of-view, two Clevelanders debated it was time we took the narrative back into our own hands.
So Richey Piiparinen and Anne Trubek – one a Cleveland-born Westsider, the other a transplant Eastsider – put out a call for Clevelanders to tell the story of Cleveland.
Joe, who eventually did move back after time in LA and Chicago, is an excellent example of how you can strike a balance between being both an enthusiast of the city and a critic, championing civic causes such as the Our CLE campaign against the Tower City-Casino walkway.
Photographs from Bob Perkoski and an installment from the Cleveland-based shares a unique perspective on Cleveland – some may be similar to your own experiences, others strange and new.
If you think you have written about an important issue, explain why it’s important in your summary. [13 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Sign That Book Contract or Take That Freelance Writing Job] Include enough information to explain what is going on and why it is newsworthy.
This section should be no longer than a paragraph or two (no more than 100 words per summary).