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How to successfully pitch video stories to top publications

HackPack.press recently gathered to discuss top tips for pitching video to editors, featuring speakers from Agence France-Presse, RFE/RL and more.

IJNet | December 09, 2016

Veteran journalist Jason Motlagh shares tips for aspiring international freelancers

Want to become a globe-trotting freelance journalist? Jason Motlagh, who has reported from more than 50 countries, discusses what you need to do to get started.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 07, 2016

7 reasons why editors reject story pitches

How to improve your freelance pitches in this week's TechCorner, produced by HackPack.press.

Farahnaz Mohammed | September 27, 2016

Overlooked outlets where freelancers can pitch their work

Lesser-known news outlets with robust readership that are seeking new freelancer pitches in this week's TechCorner, produced by HackPack.press.

IJNet | September 09, 2016

How to choose the right 'cash cow' publications as a freelancer

When it comes to freelancing, it's often smartest to work for a few "cash cow" publications that can provide regular work and income. Here are some tips for choosing the ideal cash cow publications.

Mandla Chinula | September 06, 2016

How to build a successful career as a freelance journalist

Before pursuing a freelance journalism career, keep these tips from real-life freelancers in mind.

Farahnaz Mohammed | August 25, 2016

Medill School guide educates student journalists on conflict reporting dangers

The James W. Foley Guide on Journalists’ Safety will, for the first time, bring the realities of conflict reporting to student journalists.

Dena Levitz | August 23, 2016

Veteran journalists offer job-hunting tips for recent graduates

What do today's journalism grads need to know about nabbing that first job out of school? IJNet asks seasoned reporters, producers and editors for their best tips and guidance.

Dena Levitz | July 26, 2016

Resources and safety tips for journalists covering political conventions

Ahead of this month's Democratic and Republican national conventions, groups like Global Journalist Security are equipping journalists with safety trainings and tools.

Sherry Ricchiardi | July 18, 2016

Media coalition pushes to increase safety for freelance journalists

A coalition of news companies and journalist organizations is aiming to increase awareness of global safety standards for freelance journalists with a new website. 

Elyssa Pachico | June 28, 2016

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