|•||What is a freelance?|
|•||Our ‘expert panel’|
|•||Is it for me?|
|•||What equipment do I need to set up?|
|•||What do I know about?|
|•||How do I get the first ‘job’?|
|•||Getting the ideas|
|•||They want my piece(s), now what?|
|•||Be humble, and gain solid experience|
|•||The problems of success|
|•||The dangers of complacency|
|•||Where do I go from here?|
|•||Top ten tips|
|•||Sources and resources|
Freelance journalists are those who do not have staff jobs and therefore do not receive any regular income from a single employer.
It is impossible to obtain accurate figures for the numbers of journalists operating as freelances. Many belong to the main trade union, the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), who ...