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Saturday, April 18 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
From Travel Writing to Travel Journalism: Seeing & Reporting on Multiple Dimensions of Place FULL

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No matter how much a destination changes and evolves, there’s only so much service and “Wish you were here!” writing you can do about a geographical beat. In this session, we’ll talk about why a geographical specialty is important; how to broaden your understanding about the types of writing and reporting you can do about a place; and how to sharpen your skills of observation to be able to identify story ideas, report them responsibly, and pitch them to a variety of outlets.

Workshop attendees will also receive the following:


  • Essential reading and social media list (examples of writers/journalists who do this kind of work and the pieces they produce)

  • List of funding sources

  • List of outlets that commission place-based journalism


 

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Julie Schwietert Collazo

@collazoprojects | Julie Schwietert Collazo is a bilingual freelance writer, editor, and translator who reports about Latin America and Latino communities in the U.S. for The Guardian, TIME, and Latin Correspondent. She has authored or contributed to Fodor’s Puerto Rico, DK Eyewitness Mexico, and MOON New York State. |


Saturday April 18, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Media Workshops (Dubrovnik: 313 - 3rd Floor) 150 W. 83rd St. NY, NY 10024

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