It’s going to require a bit of financial and social investment, but you need to lay groundwork. If editors in your new city know your name, and ideally your face, the fact that your application comes from out of town will be less of an issue.

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Ann Friedman is a magazine editor who loves the internet. She lives in Los Angeles