MONDAY, May 2, 7 p.m., Seattle Times auditoriumLearn what it takes these days to make a go of travel writing, get tips on producing compelling travel stories and find out what editors are really looking for â€“ and how to pitch them.
Free for members ofÂ the Society of Professional Journalists and the Asian American Journalists Association. Â $10 for non-members.
Free parking and pizza included.
This program is part of the SPJ’s Spring continuing education series. For all the classes go to http://www.spjwash.org
The Seattle Times is located at 1120 John St., Seattle, in the South Lake Union area. WA 98109. Free parking is available in the visitors lot across John St. from the main entrance.
Please RSVP to Hilary Reeves at hilary.j.reeves.com
Speakers for this seminar:
Paul Frichtl, editor, Alaska Airlines Magazine
Cathy McDonald: freelance writer, author of The Seattle Times’ popular Walkabout column and editor/researcher for Rick Steves
Joe Myxter, travel editor, MSNBC.com
Chris Solomon, who writes for New York Times travel section, Outside, Ski Magazine and other publications
Moderator: Kristin Jackson, a travel writer and editor at The Seattle Times