How and Why to write for The Conversation?


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Presenter:  Phoebe Roth, Deputy Editor Health & Medicine, The Conversation

Date: Apr 22, 2021

Time: 12:00pm

Contact person:  Veronica Toral-Granda
T: 08 8946 6032
E: Veronica.Toral-Granda@cdu.edu.au

Location:  Virtual via ZOOM

How and Why to write for The Conversation?

 CDU Academic staff and HDR candidates are invited to attend a one-hour webinar on how and why to write for The Conversation. The Conversation Australia attracts 16 million reads worldwide each month through its Creative Commons republications in outlets that include the ABC, IFL Science, the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN and many more.

Phoebe Roth, Deputy Editor Health & Medicine at The Conversation, will deliver this Editor talk on 22 April at 12-noon ACST (12.30 pm Qld time).

In this session, Michael will cover:

  • The benefits of writing for The Conversation
  • What sort of ideas the editors are seeking
  • How to pitch an idea
  • How editors decide what pitches to accept
  • What happens if you get accepted/rejected
  • How to write for The Conversation's non-academic readership
  • Q+A

Come and learn how to make The Conversation work for you.

Register in advance for the webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.