Freelance: How to do it right
The Ryerson Journalism Alumni Association presents "Freelance: How to do it right." This event features a panel of established freelance journalists that will discuss the ins and outs of freelancing. The comprehensive discussion will cover everything from how to make the perfect pitch to managing your finances as an independent journalist. Panelists include: John Lorinc (senior editor at Spacing Magazine, freelancer and author), Derek Finkle (founder of the Canadian Writers Group), Lauren McKeon (editor at This Magazine), and moderated by David Topping (freelancer for The Grid, The Globe and Mail and the National Post).
H.G. Watson writes about labour issues for rabble.ca, and has contributed to Hamilton Magazine, The Grid, Worn Fashion Journal Blog and the Story Board. This article was originally published on rabble.ca and republished with its permission.
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Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.