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Cheat Sheet: US-Based Correspondents for European Publications

Pitching a big-picture story? Consider pitching correspondents for overseas publications. They're paid to spot trech trends that few others see, and to put them in simple perspective for casual readers. If your agency isn't turf-constricted, peruse our list of European media influencers based in the US.

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Cheat Sheet: Tech Edit Freelancers

Clients want journalists to cover their press conference in Timbuktu and are willing to pay the T&E. You need last-minute help getting the e-book out the door. Where are the freelancers when you need them? Well, they're right here in the SWMS tech edit freelancer list. Info fresh as of Feb. 26, 2018.

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SWMS Trend-Spot: B2B Editorial

Occasionally a client may ask, "What's the big picture in B2B tech editorial?" If you're lucky, that is. Usually they're waiting for your deliverables. But every now and then it helps the client-agency relationship to go have the proverbial beer and discuss what's happening in B2B edit, in the seams where it's hard to notice.

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Profile: Sean Captain, freelancer, Fast Company

Wouldn’t it be great if all tech journalists were like Sean Captain? He writes about AI, big data and telecom, yet is open to even broader territory — “people and their ideas.” Though a freelancer, he writes principally for Fast Company, squarely in Tier 1.

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When Computers Make the Assignments

Who needs assignment editors? Not Demand Studios.

A division of Santa Monica, CA-based Demand MediaDemand Studios uses computers to spot content most likely to be read and watched. Its fascinating approach may influence MSM business models if paywalls don't work out.

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SWMS Editorial Teleconference: Michael Fitzgerald, freelancer

Michael Fitzgerald
Freelancer
June 2009

Thoughtful and articulate, Michael Fitzgerald is a kind of journalist that journalism cannot survive without. He is a storyteller, who ties together disparate elements to engage and entertain a casual reader. As a freelancer, Michael did well in 2008. But publications keep missing their ad page forecasts, and editors are starting to accumulate pieces that they've purchased but have no room to run -- at least in print. PR pros have a vested interest in heeding Michael's words and helping him -- and all storytellers -- to be successful.

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Dan Tynan, freelancer

Dan Tynan, Freelancer
June 2008 
 
 
Dan Tynan is a veteran contributor to PC World and InfoWorld. His work has appeared in more than 50 publications, including Newsweek, Family Circle, Wired, Cargo and Playboy.com. He has appeared on CNN, CBS, NPR, Discovery, and Fox News, as well as dozens of regional TV and radio programs. Dan is the perfect person to describe the life of a successful professional tech freelancer, and the unique needs he has for PR input and service. He's also quite a character with a keen sense of humor, so laugh and learn with us next week at our usual time.  
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Journalists are leaving media brands every week. Read the fruits of 16 confidential interviews with journalists now working at tech brands or PR agencies, and five interviews with the executives who hired these journalists.
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