Writing for The Conversation
This event is in the past.
10:30 a.m. to noon
5244 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
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 a Conversation representative 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:
Emily Costello, Director of Collaborations + Local News, The Conversation US
Diane Cress, Nutrition & Food Science
Tamara Hew-Butler, Health & Physical Education
Arash Javanbakht, Psychiatry
Mark Satta, Philosophy