Email subject: ‘STRONGEST LINE FROM THE PIECE’ – Pitch for ‘name of series’/evergreen piece
I hope you’re doing well? I wanted to pitch a piece for X series/on X issue. DESCRIBE OVERALL ARGUMENT HERE
HERE IS AN ANECDOTE THAT WILL BE MENTIONED IN THE PIECE AND THIS IS HOW I WOULD RELATE IT TO THE WHOLE POINT OF THE PIECE.
Other points I would make in the piece would be:
Let me know if this could be of interest, or if I could tweak the premise in any way to suit you. If this doesn’t work for you on this occasion, I would also like to put myself forward as an expert on X, X and X, in case you are ever in need of comment on these issues.