2017 Bitchin' Pitch Panel (Day 2)

A bonafide Third Coast tradition, this session pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: how to pitch...

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A bonafide Third Coast tradition, this session pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: how to pitch...

AIR’s Bitchin' Pitch Panel puts pitchers directly in front of a power panel of editors, selling their stories with a little help from producer Leila Day, co-host of The Stoop podcast. On Day 2, producers pitched to editors Shereen Marisol Meraji of NPR’s podcast Code Switch, senior producer of original content at Audible Millie Jefferson, and Sruthi Pinnamaneni, senior reporter at Reply All.


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Leila Day

Leila Day (@leiladayleila) Leila Day is a producer and co-host of The Stoop Podcast and a producer at Pineapple Street Media.

Shereen Marisol Meraji

Shereen Marisol Meraji (@RadioMirage) is an NPR correspondent covering race in America and the co-host of NPR’s Code Switch podcast about race, identity and culture.

Millie Jefferson

Millie Jefferson is a supervising producer at Audible and an adjunct professor at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.


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