A bucket list publication for many writers and bloggers is The Washington Post. The Washington Post Talent Network is the system used by The Post to vet new writers, review pitches/stories, and communicate through the entire submission and publication process. Editor heading up the Talent Network, Eva Rodriguez, is here to tell us how it works and how you can start writing for The Washington Post via the Talent Network.
The interview includes
- How The Washington Post Talent Network works and why it was developed
- Update on international expansion
- What The Washington Post is looking for from bloggers vs. those with journalism experience
- The information you will be asked to provide when applying to The Talent Network
- Who reviews applicants, what happens when you are being considered, and how long you will wait to hear back after applying
- The most common reason you may not be accepted into the Talent Network
- Whether to pitch ideas or full pieces once accepted, and how you should route your submissions
- How editors use the network to proactively reach out to members for writing and reporting needs
- How the acceptance/decline process work once you submit something through the Talent Network
- How payment works once you are in The Washington Post Talent Network and have your work published
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