Why and how to write for The Conversation

Thu 15 Jul 2021 2:30pm

Link to the recording HERE

You are invited to attend a one-hour session on how and why to write for The Conversation.

The Conversation Australia attracts 15 million unique reads worldwide each month through its Creative Commons republications in outlets that include the ABC, IFL Science, the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN and many more.

Come and learn how to make The Conversation work for you.

Liz Minchin will cover:

  • the benefits of writing for The Conversation
  • what sort of ideas the editors are seeking
  • how to pitch an idea
  • how editors decide what pitches to accept
  • what happens if you get accepted/rejected
  • how to write for The Conversation's non-academic readership
  • a Q+A

Liz Minchin is a Walkley award-winning journalist and author,
with two decades of experience in newspapers, radio and online. In 2016 she became The Conversation Australia & New Zealand's Executive Editor. In March 2020, she took on a new role overseeing an expansion of The Conversation's New Zealand team and coverage.

Date: Thursday 15th July 2021 - add to calendar

Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Location: 24-S304, Social Sciences building #24

This seminar will be recorded.