Journalistic Detail and Why You Need It


Master journalistic detail; it’s the secret key to solid writing that editors seek in your pitches.


48 minutes of video
48 minutes of audio
12 slides
15 pages of transcript


Editors often say they want “researched” and “tight” “copy”, but what does that mean and how do you do it?

In this webinar, the beginning of a new craft-oriented series on uncovering journalistic detail in your field research and incorporating it into different types of pieces, we explore what journalistic detail is, why you need it, and how to know it when you see it.

We will cover:
– What journalistic detail is and why I made it up
– What journalistic detail will really do for you
– Breaking down real-world examples