Advice from Canadian journalists on crafting the “perfect pitch”

Besides being the kind that gets you a “yes” from an editor, what makes a pitch good? An original angle, a custom-tailored scope, timely, articulate, well-researched: all very important characteristics. But what can a writers do to make their queries “perfect”? On April 26 at The HiVE in Vancouver, The Tyee gathered together Gary Stephen […]

Posted on May 23, 2012 at 10:10 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

BC Business editor quits after publisher kills story

Matt O’Grady resigned from his editor-in-chief position at BC Business one week ago. It wasn’t one of those resignations that’s code for “got fired.” He really truly quit. According to this Vancouver Sun article, his beef with the magazine’s publisher, Peter Legge, was over a cover story for the June issue that O’Grady felt was […]

Posted on May 20, 2011 at 7:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,