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Sunday, April 19 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Art of Narrative: Creating Stories, Not Content

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Three travel journalists share their personal strategies on how to find, pitch, and tell engaging stories.

This panel will discuss:

1) How to find your stories

Tips and strategies on how to find fascinating stories, including determining unique/distinctive angles and newsy hooks, connecting with sources, conducting interviews and more

2) How to pitch your stories

Effective ways to pitch and sell your stories, including advice on how to write engaging, successful pitch letters

3) And, ultimately, how to tell your stories Strategies on how to craft a powerful narrative, from the words to the visuals and beyond

After a brief panel discussion, the audience will have ample time to ask questions to the speakers.

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AnneLise Sorensen

Travel Writer & Consultant
@AnneLiseTravels | Travel writer, editor, photographer, and TV/radio host AnneLise Sorensen has penned – and wine-tasted – her way across four continents. She has reported for multiple media outlets, including New York Magazine, MSN, Time Out, Yahoo Travel, Rough Guides, Gourmet, and NewYork.com. She also hosts a lecture and web series, Travel Transforms, on how travel is a catalyst for change in your life.

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Tony Perrottet

Writer, Editor, Historian - Contributing Writer, Smithsonian Magazine
@TonyPerrottet | Tony Perrottet is a contributing writer at Smithsonian Magazine and a regular at The New York Times, Wall Street Journal Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, Slate and other publications. He is the author of five books, most recently Napoleon’s Privates: 2500 Years of History Unzipped and The Sinner’s Grand Tour: A Journey Through the Historical Underbelly of Europe.
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Andrew Rowat

@andrewrowat | Andrew Rowat finds himself in the unenviable position of being able to tell you the best seat on an aircraft just by hearing its flight number. He lived in China for almost eight years, and New York for the last five, though his youth was spent in Canuckistan. He has been fortunate enough to find his work inTravel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, AFAR, Bon Appetit, The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Wallpaper... Read More →

Sunday April 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
SoHo Room - Hostelling International-New York City 891 Amsterdam Ave. NY, NY 10025

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