In today’s episode Lilly Workneh, Blavity’s first Editor-in-Chief shares how she navigated her career to find success as a journalist covering stories she’s passionate about. Storytelling has always been part of Lilly’s life from servings as the editor of her high school newspaper to managing a staff of 70 people at her college publication.
If you think you have a story worth amplifying and would like to learn how to get the attention of editors like Lilly this episode is for you.
Go off script with us as we learn to navigate the world of new media with Lilly Workneh.
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- Lilly’s path to finding success in journalism
- The best way to make a mid-career switch into journalism.
- How to get your first news piece published.
- A few ways to pitch a story to any of Blavity’s platforms
Mentioned in this episode:
- Personal Instagram: @lilly_works
- Business Instagram: Blavity News
- Submit an op-ed on Blavity: https://blavity.com
- Pitch Lilly: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Pitch Lilly’s team: email@example.com
- Afro Tech: firstname.lastname@example.org, 21Ninety, Shadow and Act, Travel Noire
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Thank you so much for listening!