Client Connections 2024 – A Virtual Event!

Client Connections 24

Client Connections 2024 (CC24) — A Virtual Event!

Client Connections (CC), ASJA’s signature event, offers one-on-one meetings with top magazines, newspapers, book agents and marketing agencies; the connections made can lead to long-term successful business relationships. Client Connections 2024 (CC24) — A Virtual Event is set for Sept. 26-27, 2024.

Only professional members can register for CC, a series of nine-minute meetings with editors and agents. Participants pitch story ideas to editors, book proposals with agents and discuss their areas of expertise with content managers. After following up, members often find themselves with new client contacts and new assignments.

Note that those participating in Client Connections 24 must register for either the 2024 ASJA Conference with Client Connections package or Client Connections alone by Aug. 30, 11:59 p.m. ET.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

(You’ll need to be signed in to your ASJA account or create an account)

For details about CC24, visit the CC FAQ page.

Pitching or otherwise contacting editors before CC appointments is a violation of CC guidelines that can prevent participation in future Client Networking events, including VCC, VPS, and Client Connections

The New York Times Wirecutter

Category that describes your organization: Product review arm of The New York Times

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Short-form pieces (700-1,000 words) start at $500 and go up from there, depending on the reporting (and possible testing) required. Feature-length reviews start at $1,500, but often command higher fees (again, depending on the reporting and testing required)

Types of projects you typically assign: In-depth reviews of consumer products and services

Areas of expertise: Journalism experience required; product review experience preferred, but not necessary

Are you looking for pitches? No pitches, please – I’d like to use this meeting time to get to know new writers. Thank you!

Additional info: https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/

Costco Wholesale: Costco Connection

Category that describes your organization: Print and digital

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:            

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Usually $1.25 a word.

Types of projects you typically assign: Story lengths run from 350 words or less for shorts up to 1,500 words for cover stories. Typical length for one-page pieces is 430 words, including sidebar(s). Stories that have multiple sources should include some Costco members and writers should be able to find sources from various countries (U.S., U.K. or Canada).

Areas of expertise: We are looking for writers who are Costco members and who can cover topics including food, lawn & garden, hardware, small appliances and jewelery. We are also interested in writers, who may be a small business owner, or with an expertise in small businesses.

Are you looking for pitches? Yes, in your pitch, tell us why Connection readers would be interested or if a profile subject is a Costco member.

Additional info: Please check out Costcoconnection.com to find out more about our content and voice.

Fodor’s

Category that describes your organization: Digital and print publication

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Flat fee: $300-550 for digital; various for print

Types of projects you typically assign: We’re looking for pitches for 1,200-1,500-word articles for Fodors.com. Here are the current pitch guidelines: https://www.fodors.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/Fodors-Pitching-Guidelines-2024.pdf

Areas of expertise: We want to work with writers who can deliver a strong story where “place” is a main character. We’re also always looking for writers who can discuss various aspects of travel — including news, business, medical, and legal.

Are you looking for pitches?: Here are the current pitch guidelines: https://www.fodors.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/Fodors-Pitching-Guidelines-2024.pdf

Next Avenue, the PBS website for people aged 50 and above

Category that describes your organization: Next Avenue, a PBS website

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Flat fee of $400 for reported articles of 800 to 1,200 words. For personal essays, we pay a flat fee of $300.

Types of projects you typically assign: We are looking for articles on older adults’ experience in the workplace, government policies that affect people over 50, second careers that involve starting a business, saving and investing for retirement, general arts & culture, health and fitness for older adults, and navigating Medicare and Social Security.

Areas of expertise: We are looking for people who are knowledgeable about advances in mainstream medicine that are particularly relevant to older adults and who can write compelling people-centered narratives about them. We also are eager for articles on fitness after 50.

Are you looking for pitches? Our editorial guidelines can be found on our website at https://www.nextavenue.org/submission-guidelines/

We only consider pitches submitted digitally. A link to our pitch form is in the penultimate paragraph of the Submissions page above. Please do not pitch stories by email to individual editors.

Additional info: Our mandate is broad. We have published articles on topics ranging from medical advances to museum shows, scams that target older adults to tiny houses. We are proud to have contributors from many parts of the country and abroad.

Society of Women Engineers

Category that describes your organization: Digital and print magazine

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: $1/word

Types of projects you typically assign: News (750-800 words) and features (2,000 – 2,500 words)

Areas of expertise: We are looking for writers to cover topics of interest to women in STEM, women in the workplace, DEI issues, AI and tech issues, and work-life balance issues. We ask our writers to conduct original research and interviews with sources, and to synthesize the information into a seamless narrative. We ask writers to be on the lookout for one source from among those they have interviewed who would make good candidates for a podcast, blog, or video interview, which our staff would conduct. Writers are responsible for the accuracy of their own work, and may be asked to provide data sources as backup.

Are you looking for pitches?: Our feature subjects are predetermined by our editorial board, but we accept pitches for news articles.

Additional info: Our magazine is published 5 times a year; 2 of those issues are printed and distributed, and all 5 appear on our magazine website. Online issues are publicized in newsletters to our members as well as on social media.

We ask our writers to request images to accompany each article, and to obtain emailed permissions and credits for images that can be forwarded to the editor.

Find us at magazine.swe.org and https://swe.org/about-swe/swe-magazine/

Alcohol Professor, Cheese Professor, Chocolate Professor, Olive Oil Professor

Category that describes your organization: Digital

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Flat fees, $150 for stories of 500+ words, $200 for subject matter experts. $250 for original recipe posts.

Types of projects you typically assign: We’re looking for pitches for 500-1,000 word articles and are very flexible on deadlines.

Areas of expertise: Subject matter experts in alcohol (WSET, cicerone, sommelier, etc) cheese (CCPs, mongers, cheesemakers) chocolate and olive oil but also strong writers with science or business background

Are you looking for pitches?: Please see our guidelines for details on pitching: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lBX_MKWs4vDfj2AVM_IPKgcyejQA0qn223wGEzBp_tk/

Additional info: Please be very familiar with our publications and have read our guidelines. If you are not a subject matter expert we expect you to find original sources and get quotes from experts.

Stonesong Literary

Category that describes your organization: Literary agency

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET

Types of projects you typically assign: In non-fiction, Kim Lindman represents and is actively looking for: platform- or expertise-driven cookbooks, cocktail books, investigative journalism, social justice, social science, pop science, pop culture, self-help and wellness. While she is primarily drawn to books with some level of practical elements and actionable takeaways, she is also looking for narrative non-fiction that adds nuanced perspective to broad topics or that makes niche subjects accessible and engaging for a general audience.

Areas of expertise: Please see the projects I typically represent

Are you looking for pitches? Yes. For writers pitching books, a proposal draft will be helpful to our conversation (and appreciated), but is not strictly necessary at this stage.

Reworked

Category that describes your organization: Digital publication

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connection:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Flat fee: $500 for 800-1000 word piece

Types of projects you typically assign: Looking for pitches for 800-1000 word articles with a two- to three-week (on average) turnaround on assignments.

Areas of expertise: Would love to speak with writers knowledgeable about workplace technology and how it is changing our working days for better (or worse). Our audience is made up of the business leaders involved in implementing the tools in question. Timely news analysis pitches are always welcome

Are you looking for pitches?: No pitches during the calls, would prefer to learn a bit more about their expertise, thank you!

Additional info: We expect articles to include at least two to three sources. Writers are responsible for ensuring accuracy of their work (couldn’t have put it better myself haha). We will do a cursory fact check (names, dates, etc) in edits, but will not follow up with sources to verify information.

Eurasia Group/GZERO Media

Category that describes your organization: Digital publications focused on geopolitics.

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: $500-600/750 word feature

Types of projects you typically assign: Features on trends in international affairs/geopolitics.

Areas of expertise: Foreign affairs, politics, regional beats, economy

Are you looking for pitches?: Yes, we’re always open to pitches. I would use this time to get to know the writers. Pitches can be sent subsequently by email.

Additional info: Writers are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of their work.

Rita Rosenkranz Literary Agency

Category that describes your organization: Literary agency

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: N/A

Types of projects you typically assign: Agency represents adult non-fiction titles on wide-ranging subjects, including health, history, parenting, music, how-to, popular science, business, biography, cooking, memoir. www.ritarosenkranzliteraryagency.com

Areas of expertise: She represents first-time as well as seasoned authors, and looks for projects that present familiar subjects freshly or lesser-known subjects presented commercially. Rita works with major publishing houses, as well as regional publishers that handle niche markets.

Are you looking for pitches?: Would like a pithy pitch, leaving adequate time for me to respond.

Gotham Ghostwriters

Category that describes your organization: Ghostwriting agency

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: N/A

Types of projects you typically assign: Non-fiction and fiction, speechwriting and presentations, reports and white papers, articles

Areas of expertise: Technology (AI especially), finance, business, health and wellness, memoir

Are you looking for pitches? No

Literary Services Inc.

Category that describes your organization: Literary agency and advisory services

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: N/A

Types of projects you typically assign: We represent research-based titles in many non-fiction categories such as history, science, psychology, business, finance, health and medicine. We’re always interested in fresh, counter-intuitive, even radical approaches to traditional topics per one of our recent titles: What I Learned About Investing From Darwin, Pulak Prasad. Also, we would like to consider a few historical fiction titles preferably in the ‘thriller’ genre.

Areas of expertise: We are fond of writers who are ‘weavers’ i.e. blending research with personal and historical observations or advise based on professional experience – in any topic area.

Are you looking for pitches? We prefer conversations on projects ‘in the works’ with proposals ready vs. speculative mind storming.

Additional info: We now offer a content and strategy consulting service for aspiring authors based on 40+ years of editing and agenting experience. More information is available on our website: www.LiteraryServicesInc.com

Industry Dive/studioID

Category that describes your organization: Digital B2B publication; content marketing agency

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: We have a standard rate card for our products that are flat rates, but the baseline is $1 a word.

Types of projects you typically assign: We offer lots of different types of content to our clients: ebooks, whitepapers, short and long-form articles, infographics, webinar scripts, etc

Areas of expertise: We are looking for B2B-only writers who can cover topics including “technical knowledge and expertise” in both the medtech/biopharma, CIO/cybersecurity, CFO, risk and compliance, CX, and banking space. The ideal writer has deep expertise in one or more of those areas and has a background in content marketing and journalism.

Are you looking for pitches? No.

Additional info: studioID is Industry Dive’s award-winning global content studio. We bring a deep understanding of our audience and a journalistic approach to content development to help brands tell their stories.

The studioID Expert Network is a group of content creators, subject matter experts and data analysts. They drive conversations around key trends and topics in their industry, alongside top brands. studioID content creators much have rigorous industry knowledge and excellent written skills.

CQ Researcher

Category that describes your organization: Digital publication aimed at undergraduate readers

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Unfortunately, I am not allowed to disclose this publicly beyond “competitive” but I can share it with individual reporters in our meetings. It is a flat fee, not a per word rate.

Types of projects you typically assign: Long-form journalistic reports (with footnotes) on a single issue in the news and the debates surrounding it, for a core audience of undergraduates.

Areas of expertise: We cover a wide range of topics and are open to all beats as well as generalists, but particularly in need of people with strong international/foreign policy knowledge at the moment.

Are you looking for pitches? We do both pitches and assignments so either is fine.

Additional info: Our publication sits at the intersection of journalism and academic publishing. We’re not breaking news, we’re explainers of context. Our debates are usually about policy, or otherwise at the systemic level, not geared to the individual’s decisions. E.g. “Should lab grown meat be more tightly regulated” not “should consumers switch to lab grown meat”?

The University Press of Kentucky

Category that describes your organization: independent book publisher (digital + print)

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Advances range from $0-2,000. Royalty rates are negotiable but no lower than 6% and typically more around the 10-12% range.

Types of projects you typically assign: I’m interested in adult literary fiction with elements of sci-fi or the surreal similar to George Saunders’s Tenth of December and Yvette Lisa Ndlovu’s Drinking from Graveyard Wells. I also acquire manuscripts on bourbon, whiskey, cocktails, and food and drink from creative cocktail recipe books to well-researched narrative food memoir.

Areas of expertise: We always looking for writers with creative and interesting perspectives on the bourbon and whiskey industry from social/cultural history to current trends to recipe books.

Are you looking for pitches? Either one is fine.

Additional info: The University Press of Kentucky has a dual mission—the publication of academic books of high scholarly merit in a variety of fields and the publication of significant books about the history and culture of Kentucky, the Ohio Valley region, the Upper South, and Appalachia. We publish 50-60 books a year. We are a top bourbon publisher having published Susan Reigler, Michael Veach, Peggy Noe Stevens, and Heather Wibbels.

Global Finance Magazine

Category that describes your organization: Financial Magazine and website

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET


Range of fees you pay your writers: $1/word


Types of projects you typically assign: We are looking for short pitches for the magazine

Areas of expertise: We are looking for writers on Finance, corporate finance, banking, fintech, management.
The should be familiar with the economy and the markets in the US and/or in other countries.

Are you looking for pitches?: I want writers/freelancers to show their knowledge of one or more of the subjects we cover.
We then include them in a monthly call for pitches, and we usually embark new writers for short stories first.

Additional info: Please look first at our website www.gfmag.com to get an idea of what we cover.

We write for a corporate audience worldwide. We do not cover personal finance or suggest investments.

Our primary target audience are corporate executives, like CEOs, CFOs and Treasurers.
A plus could be if you have any work experience on awards.

Weill Cornell Medicine

Category that describes your organization: Digital and print content for communicating cutting-edge research at a premier medical school.

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Sept. 27 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Usually $1.00 per word for a 500-600 word article.

Types of projects you typically assign: Digital and print content for communicating cutting-edge science that can be basic or clinical research for a general audience.

Areas of expertise: We are looking for writers who can communicate science in an engaging and accessible way for a broad audience. Topics include cancer, genetics, immunology, public health, clinical trials, etc. We assign the stories and provide researcher contact.

Are you looking for pitches?: No.

KingFish + Partners

Category that describes your organization: Marketing/Branding Agency

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Depending on the project, we pay either a flat fee or between $1.00/wd and $2:00/wd if high-end medical or legal writing.

Types of projects you typically assign: Most assignments are recurring, and range from blogs and articles (800-1,000 words), to Ebooks (2,000-4,000 words), inforgraphics, messaging frameworks, video and podcast scripts, social media.

Areas of expertise: Our clients include financial services (investments, banks, insurance, annuities), healthcare (hospital groups, life sciences, labs, wellness), technology (AI, cloud, digital workspace, multicloud, cyber security), education, retail, professional services. We also create branding materials for firms of all disciplines.

Are you looking for pitches? We encourage our editorial partners to bring ideas to our attention to pitch together. If we close, we hire you and give a finder’s fee on top of the typical writer fees, and that applies as long as we retain the account.

Nordlyset Literary Agency

Category that describes your organization: Literary Agency

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: N/A

Types of projects you typically assign: I represent adult nonfiction on a wide range of topics, and am especially looking for projects in narrative science, history, pop culture, film, medicine, psychology, urban design, and current events. I also represent literary fiction. I’m always eager to find writers telling stories from new and diverse points of view.

Areas of expertise: My sweet spot is writers who bring deeper expertise–or deep research– to their subject area and who know how to craft an engaging narrative.

Are you looking for pitches? I would like to hear pitches for book-length projects. I’m happy to discuss something even if it’s just in early stages.

Additional info: Jennifer Thompson and I founded our agency in 2018 after working for many years within publishing houses. I’m a 30+ year veteran of the trade book industry and have placed titles with imprints in the Big 5 and outside of it. See our website for our submission guidelines: www.NordlysetAgency.com

Investopedia

Category that describes your organization: Digital and print

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Flat fee: $500 – $850 for 1,000- to 3,000- word piece

Types of projects you typically assign: 1,000– to 3,000-word reviews and educational content

Areas of expertise: Investing and trading.

Are you looking for pitches? No

Amplify Publishing Group

Category that describes your organization: Hybrid book publisher

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: For book ghostwriting, $15,000-60,000+. For book coaching, $8K+. For editing, approx. 3-7 cents per word in manuscript depending on editing level.

Types of projects you typically assign: Ghostwriting, book coaching, developmental and copy editing for all book genres but primarily nonfiction, particularly business, self-help, and memoir.

Areas of expertise: We are looking for seasoned book ghostwriters and editors with a proven track record of successful collaborations in our major genres.

Are you looking for pitches?: No.

Additional info: We also have a referral program and are eager to hear from writers’ clients and contacts who may be a fit for hybrid publishing.

Cancer Today / American Association for Cancer Research

Category that describes your organization: Print magazine and online resource for cancer patients.

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: $1.00 a word for magazine articles, to specifications. $350 for web-based articles that are between 600 and 800 words.

Types of projects you typically assign: We’re looking for pitches for web articles that help to translate cancer research for the average consumer. We’re published by a cancer research organization, so our goal is translating research findings and helping patients make sense of treatments.

Areas of expertise: We are looking for writers that can translate science for the consumer and tease a part research studies to help them make sense.

Are you looking for pitches? We accept pitches for articles surrounding survivorship, adjust to a cancer diagnosis and making sense of new treatments, like immunotherapy, targeted therapy and antibody drug conjugates. We also are looking for pieces that look at recent research findings or studies and explains why they are relevant to patients.

Additional info: Our outlet is for cancer patients, but our organization is published by a scientific organization. We are looking for writers who can task questions that patients would ask and translate research findings and trends into easy-to-understand information so patients can make decisions for themselves.

Simons Foundation

Category that describes your organization: Digital publication for neuroscientists

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Based on experience, but we start at $1 per word.

Types of projects you typically assign: News stories (~1,000 words), profiles (~2,000 words) and features (can be quite long).

Areas of expertise: Writers well versed in neuroscience and the concept of basic research. We do not cover healthcare or clinical work.

Are you looking for pitches? https://www.thetransmitter.org/editorial-policies/#writing-journalists

Additional info: Our outlet is aimed at academic researchers in the neuroscience field.

Masthead Media

Category that describes your organization: Content marketing agency

Dates and hours during which you’ll be participating in Client Connections:

  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  •     Thursday, Sept. 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET
  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  •     Friday, Sept. 27 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Range of fees you pay your writers: Our rates vary per client. Typically we are ~$1/word for tech, financial services, and specialty client, and $.60/word for search optimized lifestyle content.

Types of projects you typically assign: Writing/editing: Articles or whitepapers for clients in various industries: tech, finance, lifestyle. We also provide strategic services (so any strategy leads would be great to meet), SEO and graphic design work!

Areas of expertise: Tech, finance, lifestyle, health/wellness

Are you looking for pitches? Would rather use meeting time to get to know writers to see if their expertise meets our needs for future assignments.

Additional info: We match freelancers with our clients based on expertise. Once we get a new client, we search for someone who is an expert in that specific field to execute the content!

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