Mastering AP Style: The Grammar Style of Choice for Publications


Putting in the time to learn this journalism fundamental will set your pitches apart.


55 minutes of video
55 minutes of audio
16 slides
16 pages of transcripts

Showing an editor (in both your pitch and your article submission) that you already understand what she’s looking for is one of the best ways to forge a long-term relationship with an editor. But that goes behind simply familiarizing yourself with the publication.

Understanding and using AP style, the preferred grammar and style format for print and many online publications, can quickly broadcast to an editor that you have solid journalist experience (even if you actually don’t!).

We will cover:
– Why does this dusty book matter to you?
– Getting a handle on the basics
– The world’s most commonly misunderstood AP style conventions
– How (free or paid) to get your hands on the real thing