Since Yahoo Autos just launched in April, it’s important to keep in mind the site’s present and future when considering what content to pitch. Currently, Yahoo Autos is geared to those who really know their cars, but it hopes to expand content to those who don’t necessarily spend their free hours tinkering under the hood.
Since editors are actively seeking to create strong working relationships with freelancers, now is the perfect time to get your pitches in. Note that as the site refines its voice and purpose, the mandate for pitches is pretty broad.
The magazine has not yet been broken down into specific departments, aside from the broad categories of “Auto News” and “Features,” so [editor in chief Sharon] Carty is looking for a wide range of story ideas. She’s specifically interested in articles that will become conversation starters and will pique the interest of people who are not die-hard auto fans. This includes first-person stories, anecdotal stories and consumer issues. “We’re very open,” says Carty.
For more, read: How To Pitch: Yahoo Autos
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