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ASJA Direct Richard Eisenberg
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Richard Eisenberg is the Managing Editor of, a site from PBS for people 50+, where he is also editor of its Money and Work & Purpose channels and a regular blogger. He is also a freelance book reviewer for People magazine. Previously, he was a full-time freelance writer and editor for magazines and websites including AARP The Magazine, MoneyWatch and Ladies Home Journal; Executive Editor of Money magazine; Front Page Finance Editor at Yahoo! and Special Projects Director and Money Editor at Good Housekeeping. He is the author of two books: How to Avoid a Midlife Financial Crisis and The Money Book of Personal Finance. He is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. 

In this podcast, he spoke with journalist and writing coach Estelle Erasmus about the following:

  • The  mission of the pub
  • What he looks for in a pitch or a submission
  • The hot button issues for his readership
  • His favorite topics to cover
  • Optimum word count, rights and payment
  • Pet peeves
  • Favorite articles recently published
  • How writers can contact him and other editors there