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A dualcast special with Northern Natter Freelancing for Journalists

We finished off the series with a dualcast special with Northern Natter. We were quizzed by Katie Baggott and Katie Williams about getting your finances sorted when starting your freelance journey. The FFJ intro was edited by Anthony Coote and the main episode was edited by Northern Natter. Resources Northern Natter @NorthernNatter https://anchor.fm/northernnatter (https://anchor.fm/northernnatter) https://northernnatter.substack.com/ (https://northernnatter.substack.com/) HMRC self-assessment guidance https://www.gov.uk/self-assessment-tax-returns (https://www.gov.uk/self-assessment-tax-returns) Creative Money newsletter https://creativemoney.substack.com/ (https://creativemoney.substack.com/)
  1. A dualcast special with Northern Natter
  2. Demystifying TikTok
  3. Mentoring
  4. Training and qualifications
  5. Trolling and online abuse
  6. Should you work for free?
  7. Finding case studies and experts
  8. Setting up a newsletter
  9. Writing for specialist titles
  10. What commissioning editors want


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