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I'm a writer and editor interested in how business, technology, and culture interact. Currently, I contribute to OZY.com, and I have also written for The New Yorker and Fast Company's websites. Before I began freelancing, I was a senior reporter at Inc. magazine. Outside of work, I like discovering new music, playing the violin, and watching football, tennis, and soapy TV dramas.
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How to Pitch April Joyner
The most effective pitches explain why the average person would find this info fresh, interesting, and useful. Press release–type pitches (e.g. "we just launched/hired someone/raised money") aren't helpful; as a freelancer, I rarely do those types of posts, so I need a unique angle on your company.
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Have you ever used a typewriter?
Yes. I had a kiddie typewriter when I was little.
How is social media changing news?
It's revealing how the sausage is made.
What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?