“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.
Today, we sit down with Alex Kantrowitz from BuzzFeed to talk all about his new book, Always Day One, available on Amazon. Alex also gives us an inside look into his beat at BuzzFeed, his preference for keeping pitches in his inbox, what publications he reads and more.
Welcome to the first episode of the second season of Coffee with a Journalist!
On the show today, Alex Wilhelm, formerly of Crunchbase News, joins us to talk about his goal for his readers, what he's been writing about for Crunchbase News, his early start to journalism and lots more.
On the final episode of Season 1, Sophia Kunthara of the SF Chronicle joins our host, Beck Bamberger, to talk 1:1 about her career and previous journalism jobs. Sophia and Beck go into detail about her Hearst fellowship, her time working with the Downtown Devil, and the worst pitches she has received thus far.