How to pitch the National Review

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An editor of National Review offers insider tips for pitching one of the nation’s leading opinion journals

When reporters and pundits tell the public what “conservatives are saying” they often are referencing opinions found in National Review, a highly influential opinion magazine with Republican/conservative news and views. Editors at National Review, like their counterparts at the left-leaning New Republic, are considered the policy press, the influencers. The magazine’s readership may not rival that of Newsweek or Time, but some of the nation’s most powerful and influential figures are nevertheless reading them. According to a National Review and National Review Online media kit:

The magazine hand delivers 4,290 nonpaid issues in Washington D.C. in addition to its paid circulation of 150,000 plus. National Review provides the following circulation numbers to support its policy press distinction:

· 50 copies to the White House

· Five copies to every U.S. senator’s office (500 copies)

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