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Welcome to the Freelance Community! We are SPJ's largest and most active community, with events and programs throughout the year and nearly 150 members. We offer tools and resources to help freelance journalists be better at what they do.

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.


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

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Freelance Community Jobs Board: Newest Listings
Weekend Copy Editor - N.Y.
Car News Writers
National News Reporters


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Whether you're looking for freelancers or you're a freelancer with a lead to share, all posts are welcome. Post your job here.

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Freelancer Directory: Newest Freelancers
Bosselman, Andy (Location: CA)
Arain, Hashim (Location: IL)
Brickman, Laura (Location: NY)

Freelance Community Chair

Hilary Niles
Freelance data consultant and investigative journalist
Montpelier, Vt.
Freelance Directory

Stacie Overton Johnson, vice chair

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