Writing Feature Stories Story Pitches Assessment Template Due 25 March 2022 by

Writing Feature Stories
Story Pitches Assessment Template
Due 25 March 2022 by 11:59pm
Use this template for your email pitches. Replace all words in [brackets], but do not make any other changes. Do not include your name on this document.
You may exceed the 1,000 word-limit by 10%. Your word count includes the body text from all three emails.
PITCH 1
[Publication name]
[Publication website]
To
To
[editor’s or publication’s email address]
PITCH: [your catchy subject line]
Dear [use the features editor’s name if you know it, otherwise use something like ‘Sixth Tone Features Editor’],
[Type the body of your first pitch email here. Include only this part in your word count.]
Sincerely,
Anonymous Student
[Word Count for Pitch 1]
PITCH 2
[Publication name]
[Publication website]
To
To
[editor’s or publication’s email address]
PITCH: [your catchy subject line]
Dear [use the features editor’s name if you know it, otherwise use something like ‘Sixth Tone Features Editor’],
[Type the body of your second pitch email here. Include only this part in your word count.]
Sincerely,
Anonymous Student
[Word Count for Pitch 2]
PITCH 3
[Publication name]
[Publication website]
To
To
[editor’s or publication’s email address]
PITCH: [your catchy subject line]
Dear [use the features editor’s name if you know it, otherwise use something like ‘Sixth Tone Features Editor’],
[Type the body of your third pitch email here.]
Sincerely,
Anonymous Student
[Word Count for Pitch 3]
[Total Word Count for Pitches 1, 2 and 3 (must not exceed 1,100 words)]