Friday, November 27, 2009

Columbus Free Press Investigative Reporting Workshop: December 2, 2009

The Free Press is debuting a "Columbus" Free Press page on the website and is starting a project to recruit new local writers.

Our first event will be next week:

Bob Fitrakis will be holding an Investigative Reporting workshop next Thursday, December 3 at 6pm
Location: Carriage house at the Free Press, 1021 E. Broad Street

Please RSVP if you are coming. It is not mandatory to RSVP, but helpful
to know so we have enough seats.

Invite your friends!

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Attention Columbus Writers!

Saturday November 12, the Columbus Free Press will hold its first Writers Salon, an informal meet-up with local writers interested in covering central Ohio politics and culture --and a lot more. I've been writing for the Freep since the early 1980, and I'll be there. I invite you to join me.

Below is a letter of invitation from Bob Fitrakis and Suzanne Patzer with details.


The Free Press will be holding a get together to meet and talk with people interested in writing for the and a possible new printed Free Press publication. The meeting will be:

Saturday, November 14, 4:30pm, just prior to the Second Saturday Salon At 1021 E. Broad Street

You are receiving this email because you have expressed interest in writing for the Free Press or you have submitted articles to us in the past.

We would like this first gathering to be an introduction and brainstorming session on story ideas, the future of the Free Press, and how best to coordinate writers, proof-reading, and other duties necessary to continue the functions of the Free Press.

We are also hoping to recruit people to cover some of our public officials' activities as "City Council Watch" or "Congress Watch" reporters.

This invitation may be passed along to others you know who may be interested. RSVPs are suggested.

Hope to see you there in what may become a monthly or bimonthly event!

Bob Fitrakis
Suzanne Patzer