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Call for Pitches: Spinsters basketball stories

Posted: October 22, 2021

Spinsters is looking for pitches!

We're a basketball podcast for people who like basketball. Conversations on Tuesdays, longform reporting on Thursdays. Co-hosted by Haley O’Shaughnessy and Jordan Ligons.


  • Single episode (35-45 minutes) reported narrative audio stories

We Love Stories That: 

  • Are centered around basketball
  • Cover the sport in a way that you’ve never heard before
  • Center women
  • Answer a specific question

Please Send Us ([email protected]):

  • 3-4 sentences about your pitch 
  • 1-4 potential people you’d talk to for your story 
  • The main character of your story (this can be a person or a concept)
  • Your portfolio and/or previous journalism experience

What We Offer: 

  • Money! Our standard rate is $2250 for a story. Stories typically involve 3-4 interviews and 1-2 recording sessions with the Spinsters team
  • Audio experience! Our podcast has reached no. 1 on the Apple sports charts, and in June, we were featured as Apple Podcasts’ "Spotlight" show. 
  • Support! We have an enthusiastic team of producers eager to guide this process
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