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Freelancing for Journalists is sponsored by The Tax Farm, the accountancy service dedicated to freelancers, the self-employed and small business owners.  The right accountant is more than a number cruncher and tax return filer – they’re your business guardian, helping you make better financial decisions.  Talk to John at The Tax Farm today and quote ‘FFJ15’ to claim your exclusive 15% discount.

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.

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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.”

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Sports Journalism Freelancing for Journalists

In this episode we speak to broadcast journalist Sam Ashoo and former professional netball player Sarah Leach about breaking into a freelance career in sports journalism. We also discuss the impact of Covid-19, the obstacles faced by women reporters in sports and how to negotiate pay rates as a freelance journalist. The Guests Sam Ashoo @samashoo_tv https://www.samashoo.com/ Sarah Leach @sarleach http://www.sarahleach.com/about Resources The freelance place for new starters in TV: https://www.facebook.com/groups/tv.runners Sky Sports Careers https://careers.sky.com/jobsearchresults/ The Athletic Careers https://theathletic.co.uk/careers/ Journo resources freelance rate https://www.journoresources.org.uk/freelance-rates/ NUJ freelance rates https://www.nuj.org.uk/work/freelance/ Freelancing for Journalists is sponsored by The Tax Farm, the accountancy service dedicated to freelancers, the self-employed and small business owners.  The right accountant is more than a number cruncher and tax return filer – they’re your business guardian, helping you make better financial decisions.  Talk to John at https://thetaxfarm.co.uk/ (The Tax Farm) today and quote ‘FFJ15’ to claim your exclusive 15% discount.
  1. Sports Journalism
  2. Working Outside London
  3. A dualcast special with Jobs Bored
  4. Imposter syndrome
  5. Disability: barriers, opportunities and tackling prejudice
  6. Fighting for fair pay
  7. Working internationally
  8. Mental health and well being
  9. Publishing your first book
  10. Getting Started

 

 
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