ASJA Direct - Jeannie Ralston, NextTribe.com

Jeannie Ralston is the editor and co-founder of NextTribe.com, a web magazine for smart, engaged women 45 plus. Jeannie has written for the New York Times, National Geographic, Life Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler and most women’s magazines. She’s been a contributing editor at Allure, Parenting and Ladies Home Journal. Her memoir, The Unlikely Lavender Queen, tells of her journey from Manhattan journalist to rural Texas lavender farmer. Jeannie and her husband live outside of Austin.

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In the podcast she covered:

  • The kinds of articles that work best on NextTribe.
  • Whether she prefers pitches or complete articles?
  • What differentiates her pub from other ones focused on older women?
  • Her word count sweet spot.

 Favorite Articles

https://nexttribe.com/suicide-in-middle-aged-women/

https://nexttribe.com/pelvic-organ-prolapse/

https://nexttribe.com/retirement-fantasy/

https://nexttribe.com/rosanna-arquette-weinstein/

https://nexttribe.com/hide-gray-hair/

https://nexttribe.com/first-time-mom-after-40/ 

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