Evening Standard

Evening Standard

Pitching Tips:

  • The business team starts work at 6.30am-7am every day.
  • Section editors conference at 8am.
  • Very quick business conference at 8.15am to work out what stories are needed for the front end of the paper and business section.
  • Print deadline is 11am.
  • Mornings are very hectic - so no incoming calls and pitches unless they are relevant to that day's edition.
  • The afternoon or evening before is the best time to flag something up to the Standard.
  • Welcome off the record chats with CEOs (typically FTSE 100 & FTSE 250).

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