Freelancing for Journalists

Freelancing for Journalists
Lifting the lid on freelance life
Created 16 Oct 2020
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  • Twitter verification for freelancers
    01 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    This is a tale of two freelancers. Both with the same journalism degree, graduating at the same time and working for 20 years as journalists. They both have extensive experience, having had staff jobs...
  • The podcast is back for series 6
    24 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    We’re back everyone! The award-winning Freelancing for Journalists podcast is returning for series 6 with another set of fantastic episodes. We’ve some great chats with amazing guests from the UK and ...
  • Planning the week ahead
    17 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Freelancing comes with flexibility - in what, when and who you work for. But that can also mean a lack of routine and focus - especially for those of us who previously had a staff job. At FFJ, while w...
  • Guest voices: My second career in journalism
    10 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Once a month we will be hosting a Guest Voices slot in the newsletter. We’re on the look out for diverse and different takes, advice, tips and projects. We will be commissioning a few more soon so ple...
  • Are you stuck in your comfort zone?
    03 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    After our recent trip to London for the IPSE Freelancer Awards in London, we have been thinking about ‘comfort zones’ and how the event was a good time to reflect on our own work. As freelancers it ca...
  • FFJ Guest Voices: 6 tips for virtual interviews
    27 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Once a month we will be hosting a Guest Voices slot in the newsletter. We’re on the look out for diverse and different takes, advice, tips and projects. We’ve already had quite a few submissions so pl...
  • The importance of networking in person
    20 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    We would be the first to admit that during the past 18 months virtual events have kept the freelance industry thriving. Webinars, awards, meetings and socials have connected freelance journalists from...
  • Can you teach freelance journalism?
    13 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    In November we are running our four-week online course for the fifth time through journalism.co.uk. We sometimes come across the view that you can’t teach someone how to be a freelance, you just learn...
  • Making the most of every opportunity
    06 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Over at FFJ Headquarters this week we got to thinking about all those times that we found work in random ways. Emma’s first freelance shifts came after chatting to another journalist after an awards d...
  • Guest voices: How to manage transcription
    29 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    It’s time for this month’s Guest Voices slot in the newsletter. We’re on the look out for diverse and different takes, advice, tips and projects. If you have an idea there is a link to a Google form a...
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