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Freelancing abroad: Paris through the eyes of a refugee reporter

When her husband was threatened for speaking out against the Pakistani military, photojournalist Sara Farid and her family had to flee to Paris, which has been a difficult adjustment.

Clothilde Goujard | July 17, 2018

HackPack builds virtual and offline communities for freelance journalists

HackPack, the virtual newsroom for journalists, is making a foray into the offline world through in-person meetups and more. Here's what journalists need to know.

Natalia Smolentceva | June 26, 2018

Journalists share tips for launching a successful freelance career

Didn't have a chance to participate in our recent Slack chat on all things related to freelancing? We've summarized some of the highlights. 

Taylor Mulcahey | June 21, 2018

Freelancing abroad: Berlin through the eyes of Qian Sun

The third installment of our series "Freelancing abroad" explores Qian Sun's move from China to Germany as a freelance journalist.

Clothilde Goujard | June 05, 2018

IJNet Live: All about freelancing

On June 5 at 10 a.m. EST, you'll have a chance to ask award-winning, global journalists all your freelancing questions. Don't miss this IJNet Live event!

Taylor Mulcahey | May 23, 2018

Freelancing abroad: Bogotá through the eyes of Laura Dixon

The second installment of our series "Freelancing abroad" explores Laura Dixon's move from London to Bogotá as a freelance journalist.

Clothilde Goujard | April 09, 2018

Freelancing abroad: Istanbul through the eyes of Pesha Magid

 "Freelancing abroad" is a new IJNet series that explores the lives of freelance journalists who have relocated abroad to report.

Clothilde Goujard | March 26, 2018

101 Reporters connects journalists across India with media organizations

This online platform connects freelance writers from all over India with mainstream publications in an attempt to provide on-the-ground perspectives and democratize the news. 

Ayesha Aleem | March 21, 2018

7 budgeting tips for freelance journalists

Money can be an uncomfortable topic to talk about with fellow journalists, but necessary to keep doing what they enjoy. Here are seven tips to survive on the budget of a freelancer.

Clothilde Goujard | March 06, 2018

Perspectives in photojournalism: 8 pitching tips for photojournalists

In the fourth installment of our series, photojournalists and editors give advice on how to pitch successfully. 

Clothilde Goujard | January 03, 2018

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