Pitching

Study Successful Pitches at the TON Pitch Database

To tell a compelling story to readers, you first need to sell your idea to an editor. Our pitch database contains 282 successful story pitches to a wide range of publications. Each pitch is accompanied by a link to the resulting published story.

How to Pitch Science Stories That Sell: A Science Journalism Master Class

In this free online course, you’ll learn the seven key components of a pitch, how much reporting you need to do up front, how to identify the right publication for your story and tailor your pitch accordingly, how to communicate with an editor, and what to do when a pitch gets rejected.  By the end of the course, you will have developed a solid pitch that’s ready to send to an editor.

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