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

Perspectives in photojournalism: The financial struggle for photojournalists

It is very difficult to make a living working as a photojournalist. The third installment of our series on photojournalism explores the financial challenges within the industry and how people are adapting.

Clothilde Goujard | December 26, 2017

Journalist of the month: Olivia Crellin

British journalist Olivia Crellin found a One World Media grant through IJNet that allowed her to film a documentary in Ecuador. She shared her experiences and advice for fellow reporters with us.

Sam Berkhead | July 19, 2017

How one freelancer is making the jump to media entrepreneurship

Beenish Ahmed has made a name for herself as an international freelancer. Now, she's venturing into the world of media entrepreneurship. Here's how she's doing it.

Clothilde Goujard | July 10, 2017

5 tips for negotiating a freelance contract

For freelance journalists, negotiating a fair contract with one's publisher poses a few unique challenges. Veteran journalist Alison Motluk shares what she's learned.

Clothilde Goujard | June 05, 2017

On the front lines: Documentary goes inside the life of an international freelancer

How documentary filmmaker Santiago Bertolino produced a film that looks at the excitement, and challenges, of reporting internationally as a freelance journalist.

Clothilde Goujard | May 30, 2017

IJNet Live: Finding your footing as an international freelancer

Join IJNet for a live chat on Monday, June 5 at 12 p.m. EDT as we discuss tips and strategies for finding success as an international freelancer with real-life freelancers based around the world.

Sam Berkhead | May 22, 2017

Journalist of the month: Sally Hayden

Irish journalist Sally Hayden shares perspectives from her experiences in reporting across five continents.

Sam Berkhead | May 16, 2017

For international news coverage, fixers are increasingly essential

What is a fixer — and why are they such a necessity for journalists today? Here's a look at the ins and outs of this essential, yet oft-overlooked job.

Jéssica Cruz | May 09, 2017