Tie personal experience to current events and write powerful op-eds that reach readers beyond data points to help them relate, empathize, and care. Op-eds help bring the news home and puts local faces to global issues. Every writer has a voice in the op-ed pages, regardless of platform or publishing experience. However, it is a column-writing skill and the op-eds written well, stand out with lasting affect.
Award-winning op-ed columnist Bonnie Jean Feldkamp shares tips on what goes into writing an effective op-ed.