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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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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.

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A sports fan turned freelancer

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Heather Rule, who is based in the Twin Cities, Minn., covers high school sports as a freelance reporter for the Star Tribune. On her blog, “Thoughts from the Stands,” Rule, who studied journalism in college, writes about baseball, hockey, tennis and IndyCar racing. She also Tweets updates during all the Minnesota Twins games as the in-game social media coordinator for Major League Baseball. Here’s what Rule had to say about how she got into sports writing, some of the highlights, and what it’s like reporting on such a male-dominated arena.   >Continue reading A sports fan turned freelancer

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– A fashionable beat
– A new adventure abroad
– Freelancing on the environment, agriculture
– Advocating for freelancers

SPJ Reading Room

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

Community Calendar

– Jul 17, 2015, 2 p.m. ET: SPJ Freelance Community Hangout
– Jul 21, 2015, 12 noon ET: D.C. Pro chapter Freelancers' Lunch
– Aug 4, 2015, 2 p.m. ET: SPJ Freelance Community Chat: Finding Community as a Freelancer
– Aug 14, 2015, 2 p.m. ET: SPJ Freelance Community Hangout
– Sep 1, 2015, 2 p.m. ET: SPJ Freelance Community Chat: Time Management


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