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Getting Started: Conversations About How to Freelance

April 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Join us at the Ryerson School of Journalism on Tuesday, April 17 as leading editors and freelancers share their candid insights on what it takes to succeed as a freelance journalist in today’s competitive media landscape.

This half-day workshop, which will be held at the Rogers Communication Centre, features three panels aimed at journalism students and beginning-of-career freelancers. Freelance journalist Kat Eschner (RSJ MJ ’16) will moderate.

1:15-2 pm – Tools for Freelance Success, featuring Yasmine Mathurin (Freelance multimedia journalist, RSJ MJ ’16)

2-2:45 pm – Creating Your Job, with Allison Smith (Founder & Publisher, Queen’s Park Today) and Hannah Hoag (The Conversation)

2:45-3:30 pm – Working With Publications and Editors featuring Christina Varga (The Globe and Mail) and Lauren Strapagiel (BuzzFeed, RSJ ’11)

3:30-4 pm – Coffee and Networking


April 17, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Ryerson School of Journalism


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Toronto, Ontario M5B 2M7 Canada
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