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You can write. But can you pitch? At this panel discussion, followed by audience Q&A, you’ll hear from some of Australia’s leading editors on the pitching process. Ideally suited to emerging writers and freelancers. Learn how to get your stories heard.

Featuring

Simon Crerar

Simon Crerar is BuzzFeed‘s Australia Editor and leads an editorial team dedicated to growing the social news and entertainment company’s Australian audience with viral content by and for Australians.  Prior to BuzzFeed, he worked at the Times and Sunday Times in London and at N... Read more

Simon Mann

Simon Mann is the editor of The Citizen. Launched in 2013, The Citizen showcases the work of students in the Master of Journalism program at the Centre for Advancing Journalism. A journalist for more than 30 years, Simon has held a series of senior reporting and editing roles at the Age, and is... Read more

Cass Knowlton
Cass Knowlton

Cass Knowlton is the editor of Crikey!.

Tim Fisher

Tim Fisher is the editorial director of Broadsheet Media. In the past decade Tim has edited a range of websites and magazines for publishers including Architecture Media, News Corp and Morrison Media, where he became the longest-serving editor of Surfing Life magazine. He has worked in communication... Read more

Margaret Easterbrook

Margaret Easterbrook is editor of the Saturday Age, a position she has held for three years. In her 25 years at the Age, she has held numerous editing and reporting positions. Highlights have included editing the weekend features section, Insight, night news editing, reporting fr... Read more

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