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Our podcast is perfect for anyone looking for top tips, advice and insider secrets on how to be a successful freelance journalist.

Each episode features two guests who have made freelancing a success. From film reviewers, to travel writers, to bitcoin experts, and current affairs broadcasters.

You can check out the most recent episode of the podcast here. And you can find more detailed information on any episode including show notes and resources at our dedicated page.

Packed with trade secrets, top tips and amusing anecdotes this is an unmissable How To guide for anyone interested in freelance journalism life.

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“The tips, insights and guidance the podcast has offered have been invaluable in helping me prepare to go from a staff role to freelance. It feels like the climate is changing rapidly as a result of the work you’re doing, which has given me the encouragement I really needed to give it a go full time.”

BBC Staffer

In this episode, we talk to two freelance journalists who also blog. We ask how blogging can service freelance journalists and how you can make it work for you.  Andy Webb is a freelance journalist who runs the award winning blog ‘Be Clever with your Cash’ and Marisa Bate, who was shortlisted for the inaugural Freelance Writing Awards for her newsletter and blog ‘Writing about Women’ is a freelance journalist specialising in stories told through the female lens. The Guests Andy Webb Blog: https://becleverwithyourcash.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/andyclevercash?lang=en Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andyclevercash/ Marisa Bate Blog and newsletter: https://www.writingaboutwomen.com/ (https://www.writingaboutwomen.com/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/marisajbate Resources and recommendations Playing Big by Tara Mohr https://www.taramohr.com/the-playing-big-book/  Freelance Writing Awards  https://www.freelancewritingawards.com/ (https://www.freelancewritingawards.com/) Andy’s column in Metro https://metro.co.uk/author/andy-webb/ (https://metro.co.uk/author/andy-webb/) Andy’s column in Reader’s Digest  https://www.readersdigest.co.uk/author/andy-webb (https://www.readersdigest.co.uk/author/andy-webb) ‘Cash Chats’ podcast https://becleverwithyourcash.com/podcast/ (https://becleverwithyourcash.com/podcast/) Andy’s Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/2661970707423383/ Andy’s YouTube channel  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_T7G3RjQe7ghD0ikr4reuw (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_T7G3RjQe7ghD0ikr4reuw) Louise Tickle, freelance journalist specialising in the family courts.  https://louisetickle.co.uk/ (https://louisetickle.co.uk/) Hidden Homicides https://www.tortoisemedia.com/file/hidden-homicides/ Jenni Hill, Can’t Swing a Cat blog  https://cantswingacat.co.uk/ (https://cantswingacat.co.uk/) Freelancing for Journalists is sponsored by https://www.cision.co.uk/ (Cision).
  1. Blogging
  2. Ghosting
  3. How to appraise yourself
  4. Crowdsourcing
  5. Safety and security
  6. Collaborative journalism
  7. Gender and identity
  8. Reporting Migration
  9. Solutions Journalism
  10. A dualcast special with Northern Natter

 

 
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