There’s a back door to landing a C-title profile in the Wall Street Journal. There’s also a catch: the executive must maintain a “personal board
In our companion analysis we looked at headlines and ledes of successful profiles. In this analysis we spot key ingredients in body copy. Find a way to get these elements in front of your client before pitching. Bake this stuff into your narrative.
Rarely do clients and agencies imagine the ideal headline on a compelling CEO profile. Editors always do. Thanks largely to analytics, they know what works in headlines, and what seems to work lately is “Meet the Woman Who…” and “Meet the Man Who…”
Angus hasn’t written since May 5. Where’d he go?
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