Week 13 (13/11): Freelancing 101

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BY NICK BENNETT

freelance | ˈfriːlɑːns |

adjective

self-employed and hired to work for different companies on particular assignments: A freelance journalist.

adverb

earning one’s living as a freelance: I work freelance from home.

noun

1 a freelance worker.

2 historical a medieval mercenary.

verb [no object]

earn one’s living as a freelance: He freelanced for the BBC and regional companies.

ORIGIN

early 19th century (denoting a mercenary): originally as two words.

Tips for getting a start as journalist with Jasmin Phillips from The Sunday Times in Perth:

Tips for getting a start as a radio broadcaster with Pandora from Capital FM in London:

The Australian Freelance Writers Network:

https://freeline.net.au/

TASK
  • Plus listen back to any audio that you’ve made and highlight the best bits as you prepare to produce your radio demo.

Here’s Presenter Coach Kate Cocker’s demo. tips:

Author: veritychambers

Journalist and teacher

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