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SPJ Freelance Community [ BETA ]

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Welcome to SPJ's freelance community! You’re taking a bold step along with SPJ. The freelance community is a virtual chapter that meets online, linking SPJ members who are freelancers, no matter their locale. We want this to be the most useful place for freelance journalists on the web. To get there, we want your help.

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Hello, freelance colleagues! Have you heard about SPJ’s new Freelance Community? Launched this summer, the community is a new way for SPJ members interested in freelancing to connect with each other. It’s an ideal place for freelance journalists, editors, photojournalists, broadcast journalists and other freelance-related media to network, share ideas, find work, brainstorm, trouble-shoot and more. Check out the new freelance site on SPJ.org where you’ll find dozens of resources*, including: The Independent Journalist blog – learn from fellow     freelancers Jobs Board – post freelance opportunities Freelance Directory – get listed, get jobs! >Continue reading Expand your freelance network – join SPJ’s freelance community!

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SPJ Freelancer Directory

Get discovered by editors, and network with other freelancers. Free for all SPJ members.

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Editors: Need a personal finance writer from California? How about a sportswriter from Texas or an arts & entertainment writer from Illinois? Find the right journalist for your next assignment with SPJ’s brand-new Freelancer Directory. Search by state and/or specialty, subscribe to state-specific RSS feeds, or just do some window shopping. Freelancers: What are you waiting for? Adding your information to the directory is free if you're an SPJ member. Not a member? Here are a few more reasons to become one.

On Your Own: A Guide to Freelance Journalism

Free download for all SPJ members.

A year’s worth of work by SPJ’s Freelance Committee debuted at Excellence In Journalism 2012 with the introduction of On Your Own: A Guide to Freelance Journalism, the committee’s first effort to consolidate the collected wisdom of its members.

The 77-page guide, available only in digital form, addresses a broad range of questions common among new and aspiring freelancers — from bookkeeping to business licenses to branding — and is free to download for all SPJ members.

Follow this link to get your copy. Not an SPJ member? Now you have yet another reason to be one.

SPJ Reading Room

Find articles relevant to freelancers from Quill, SPJ News, SPJ Blogs and more.

Find articles relevant to freelancers from Quill, SPJ News, SPJ Blogs and more.

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