How To Make The Perfect Pitch

Want to learn how to make the perfect pitch for an idea you have?

Well, Alexie has just the video for you and has reached out to some amazing editors that work for the likes of Gal-dem, Buzzfeed, Media Diversified and The Guardian. These professionals have the know how, so be sure to pay attention.

Check out the vid , and don’t forget to practice these great tips by pitching your ideas to us at Rife Magazine. Even if you don’t think your pitch is perfect, its important send them to get some feedback. But, if you follow these key principles your pitch is sure to stand out:

Keep it concise, make it interesting, explain why its relevant, be persistent, tell them why you are the writer for the job, explain why its news worthy and remember to sell yourself as well as your idea.

Go and check these lot out on twitter and Instagram, if you want to find out more about what they get up too:

Sian Cain @siancain

Henna Zamurd-Butt @hennazb

Elizabeth PearsVerified @BizPears

Charlie Brinkhust-Cuff @charliebcuff

Antonia Odunlami – @toney_baloney

If you want to get those creative juices flowing then head along to Inspiration Works Creative Drop Ins for the opportunity to be with other young people aged 11-25 in a creative environment. Be creative and make whatever stuff you want – even just colour in. No need to refer just come along and join our studio.To find out more info, and tons more activities to get involved with, then check out the link above.

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We offer paid internships and publish work by young writers, photographers, illustrators, and filmmakers from all sorts of backgrounds, helping them get into creative careers. Rife has reached over 8,000 young people through our workshops, over 220 young people have made stuff for Rife on topics ranging from mental health to identity to baked beans, and last year, over 200,000 people visited our website.

In these complex and uncertain times hearing from and supporting young people who are advocating for social change and contributing fresh perspectives has never been so important. 

Through supporting Rife you can ensure that this important work continues and that more young people have their voices heard.