Public Scholarship: Writing for The Conversation

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Date: November 1, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual event
Category: Seminar

The Conversation is an independent, non-profit news organization dedicated to explanatory journalism: by sharing faculty members' specialist news analyses with other news organizations via syndication, they unlock the knowledge of experts for the public good. The Conversation has published many high-quality articles by WSU faculty who have shared their research expertise. Learn from one of the publication's editors and a panel of WSU faculty who have written for them how to craft and pitch articles for The Conversation to help you find a new way to engage in public scholarship.

By attending this session, you will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits to your career of writing for The Conversation.
  • Describe the working relationship between editors and faculty writers.
  • Identify the types of articles that are sought by The Conversation.
  • Craft and submit a pitch for The Conversation based on guidance from the panel.

Panelists will include:

Tamara Hew-Butler, Health & Physical Education
Hilary Marusak, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
Elizabeth Stoycheff, Communication
Emily Schwartz Greco, Philanthropy + Nonprofits Editor, The Conversation

This session is co-hosted by the Office of the Provost and the Marketing Department.

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