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Friday, August 15 • 10:00am - 11:50am
From the editor's desk

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Hear from editors at some of the most sought-after publications in the country about their editorial process and the kind of stories they need. The speakers will dissect successful pitches and share their pet peeves. Learn the do’s and don’ts of pitching! If you’d like to come with an idea to pitch one of the panelists during the session, please get in touch with the moderator ahead of time.


Katherine Reynolds Lewis

Independent Journalist
(@KatherineLewis) Katherine Reynolds Lewis is an award-winning independent journalist with 20 years of experience writing for magazines, newspapers and online, in addition to radio and television appearances. A regular contributor to Fortune and USA Today’s magazine group, her expertise is money, work and family. Her articles have appeared in Money, New York Times, Fiscal Times, MSN Money, Parade, Slate and Washington Post Magazine.


David Rowell

Deputy Editor, The Washington Post Magazine
David Rowell is the deputy editor of The Washington Post Magazine. Before coming to the Post, he was executive editor of DoubleTake Magazine. Pieces he has edited — fiction and nonfiction — have been republished in the “Best American Essays,” “Best American Short Stories,” “Best American Sports Writing,” and “Best American Travel Writing” anthologies. His debut novel, “The Train of... Read More →

Alicia Wittmeyer

Assistant Managing Editor for Online, Foreign Policy
(@APQW) Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer is assistant managing editor for online at Foreign Policy magazine. Her work has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and Forbes, among other places. She holds a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Berkeley, and master’s degrees from Peking University and the London School of Economics. The P.Q. stands for Ping-Quon.

Philip Yam

Managing Editor, Scientific American Online
(@PhilipYam) Philip Yam is the managing editor for Scientific American online, overseeing the editorial aspects of the magazine’s digital realm and special electronic publications. Before that, he was the magazine’s news editor, who often commissioned front-of-the-book content and profiles. He is the author of “The Pathological Protein” (on prions and mad cow disease).

Friday August 15, 2014 10:00am - 11:50am
Meeting Room 17, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown 999 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001

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