American Profile

Publisher: Publishing Group of America

Established: April, 2002

Accepts Email Submissions: No

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Description: Good news about hometown life, small communities and local heros.

Editor(s): Stuart Englert (Midwest) Laura Sewell (Southeast)

Needs: Nonfiction: Articles, Fillers, Interviews and Photographs. An American Profile story an annual community or regional event, a unique business venture, a hometown hero, an historic town monument, even a well-known celebrity whose hometown ties are still very strong. The piece must be a feature story of a positive nature (tone and style should be warm and friendly), as our editorial perspective is to bring good news to the forefront._x000D_

Length: Typically, story lengths are 450 words for features of less than a page, 650 words for a one-page feature and 1,200 words for a cover story.

Rights: American Profile buys exclusive rights to published stories and published photography._x000D_

Payment: Typically, we pay $650 for a two-page cover story that may include a sidebar; $325 for a one-page feature story; and $200 for short features of less than one page.

Tips: Our editorial staff assigns the mazjority of our stories to regional freelance writers and photographers. We welcome and appreciate story ideas as well as names of potential writers and photographers. If you are interested in a freelancing opportunity with us, please send resume, clips and queries. Queries should be limited to one type-written page, including a concise description of the story idea and how it will be tailored to fit our publication.

How to Submit: Send a one-paragraph query with clips and SASE. No phone, fax, or e-mail submissions.

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Address: 341 Cool Springs Blvd., Suite 400 Franklin TN 37067 USA

This listing was last reviewed and/or updated on 2002-05-20