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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

How humor can play a role in photojournalism

What does it mean to add "humor" to photojournalism? The answer may surprise you. We spoke with photojournalist Peter Dench and Dr. Ayelet Kohn about adding humor to your photos.

Mandla Chinula | April 13, 2017

Consortium offers 'lifeline' for at-risk journalists

How journalists and news organizations working in high-risk environments can seek out the Lifeline Embattled CSO Fund for a variety of services.

Jacqueline Strzemp | April 12, 2017

Insurance plan offers protection for freelancers and fixers in dangerous environments

How freelancers, fixers and reporters everywhere can use Insurance for Journalists, an inexpensive insurance policy designed with journalists in mind.

Daria Sukharchuk | March 21, 2017

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