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“Coffee with a Journalist” features candid conversations with top tier editors, reporters, and journalists who share their publicist pet peeves, pitching best practices, outlook on the future of journalism, and more.

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Coffee with a Journalist
New Episode:
Jul 21, 2020
Katharine Schwab -
Fast Company
Jul 21, 2020

Katharine Schwab, Fast Company

On today’s show, we’re joined by Katharine Schwab, the deputy editor of Fast Company’s technology section. Katharine covers large tech companies and how technology affects everyday consumers. Katharine talks about her transition from writer to editor, the importance of having a good subject line to grab her attention, how the tech team at Fast Company decides what stories to write about, and more.

Coffee with a Journalist
New Episode:
Jul 14, 2020
Robert Archer -
CE Pro
Jul 14, 2020

Robert Archer, CE Pro

On today’s show, we’re joined by Robert Archer, senior editor at CE Pro Magazine, and Tech Editor for Commercial Integrator, a sister pub to CE Pro. Robert covers a wide range of consumer electronics including audio, TVs, computer electronics, and more. Robert shares the types of stories CE Pro covers as a trade publication, the types of tech products he covers for the magazine, what he enjoys most about his job, and more.

Coffee with a Journalist
New Episode:
Jul 07, 2020
Eugene Kim -
Business Insider
Jul 07, 2020

Eugene Kim, Business Insider

On today’s show, we’re joined by Eugene Kim, the chief tech correspondent at Business Insider. Eugene specializes in covering Amazon and e-commerce. Eugene talks about his unique approach to covering one of the most profitable tech companies, his interest in seeking out data-driven stories, why pitches should be short and to the point, and more.

Coffee with a Journalist
New Episode:
Jul 01, 2020
Alana Hope Levinson -
MEL Magazine
Jul 01, 2020

Alana Hope Levinson, MEL Magazine

Alana Hope Levinson, the deputy editor for MEL Magazine, sits down with us this week on the show. Alana tells us how the magazine got its start and by who, she shares the types of stories that interest her most, how you can pitch the rest of the editorial team stories and shares about one of her recent articles surrounding liquor stores and quarantine.

Coffee with a Journalist
New Episode:
Jun 23, 2020
Sara Jerde -
Adweek
Jun 23, 2020

Sara Jerde, Adweek

This week we're joined by Sara Jerde, publishing editor for Adweek. Sara gives an inside look into her favorite animal from childhood til now, her role covering the media industry, how she talks to sources daily, the effects COVID-19 has had on the newsroom, and more.

Coffee with a Journalist
New Episode:
Jun 16, 2020
Adam Popescu -
Freelance Journalist
Jun 16, 2020

Adam Popescu, Freelance Journalist

On the show this week we sit down with Adam Popescu, freelance journalist featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, Businessweek, and more. Adam talks about writing human-centric stories, his preference for building relationships with sources, his thoughts on local news, what's like being a freelance journalist, and more!

Coffee with a Journalist
New Episode:
Jun 09, 2020
Brenda Stolyar -
Mashable
Jun 09, 2020

Brenda Stolyar, Mashable

On the show for today, we sit down with Brenda Stolyar from Mashable. Brenda gives us an inside look into pitches she likes to receive, the "crazy" story angles she works on at Mashable, her love for reading and lots more.

Coffee with a Journalist
New Episode:
May 26, 2020
Jacob Krol -
CNN Underscored
May 26, 2020

Jacob Krol, CNN Underscored

This week's episode features Jacob Krol from CNN Underscored. Jacob joins us to talk about his love of reviewing products, his favorite singer (Hint: The Boss), his pitching preferences, and lots more.

Coffee with a Journalist
New Episode:
May 19, 2020
Natasha Mascarenhas -
TechCrunch
May 19, 2020

Natasha Mascarenhas, TechCrunch

Today on the show, we're joined by Natasha Mascarenhas from TechCrunch. Natasha gives us the details on her tactics for finding sources (hint: Slack), the reason she takes coffee meetings, her favorite daily newsletters and more.

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