Began in '83 as copygirl. A thousand bylines later, I’m off for new vistas, up for new (ad)ventures. Big ideas? Still here. Still hungry. Stillcowan@gmail.com
Reporter and Editor, with proven financial prowess, flair for research and 27 years of experience just at the NYT in daily and investigative journalism, hard news and features. Seeking job that will put expert research and reporting skills to use for a good end. Unafraid of hard work or long hours.
Since 2003, I had been working for the Metro desk, as a domestic correspondent covering Connecticut and as a ...
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How to Pitch Alison Leigh Cowan
Thoughtfully. If someone is going to pitch an idea my way, the idea should be tailored to me, based on stories I have written before. Email is preferred. (Please do not call to ask if I got the pitch. You will just be hampering my ability to respond promptly.) Also, please no texting and no emoji.
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