SPJ Freelance Community
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.
– Freelance Opportunities: Discover new opportunities with this regularly-updated collection of fellowships, grants, awards, contests and training initiatives.
– Freelance Pitching Resources: Find your next outlet and craft a perfect pitch with this collection of publications and their pitching guidelines.
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 SPJs 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.
Whether you're looking for freelancers or you're a freelancer with a lead to share, all posts are welcome. Post your job here.
Quill: Stories About Freelancing
– 2017 law means changes for freelancers’ taxes
– Meet the victims of violence against journalists
– Isolation and harassment: My life as a female journalist in Pakistan
Freelance Community Chair
Multimedia reporter, data journalist and journalism trainer
Stacie Overton Johnson, vice chair