If you’re trying to get into Newsday, the New York daily paper with almost a half-million circulation, pay attention to these pitching tips from associate editor A.J. Carter, courtesy of Bulldog Reporter’s excellent Journalists Speak Out newsletter:
—Make your online newsrooms easier to navigate. (Listen to the hour-long interview I did with Drew Gerber of Presskit 24/7.)
—Pitch beyond “hard news” if you’re a small company.
—Don’t overlook face-to-face meetings with editors, but be patient if they don’t accept your invitation immediately. (See my free article “18 Ways to Schmooze with Reporters”)