From the Mothership: How to Pitch Metropolis

By Jen Bekman Comment


Are your blog rants fit to print? You might want to consider pitching Metropolis. Clueless about how to pitch them effectively? Today’s your lucky day. Over on the mothership, Matthew Nestel advises you in today’s How to Pitch column:

[Executive Editor Martin C.] Pederson, who came onboard as a stringer and got upped to editor, likens his tenure at the magazine to grad school, noting that most of his colleagues, like him, are simply journalist types with a passion for design, learning as they go. His advice to potential contributors? “Come at it from journalism or some aspect of design. When [contributors] come here with an architecture background, we have to rewire them. It’s not a compliment to be told that you write like an architect.”