SPJ 21 Journalism Conference • Sept. 2-4, 2021



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September 3rd, 2021 • 2021: Virtual
Tips and Resources for Becoming a Successful Freelancer

Award-winning editor and writer Ruth E. Thaler-Carter breaks down the skills required to be a successful freelance journalist, after her nearly 40 years in the industry.  Thaler-Carter, an author of two books on the subject, provided an overview of establishing a brand and gaining a following as a freelancer in the “Freelancing 101” session.


September 19th, 2015 • 2015: Orlando
Quiz: How to be a great freelancer

Do you have what it takes to be a great freelance writer? Take this quiz, based on information from Debt.com editor Michael Koretzky’s session, “Freelance Foul-Ups: 10 Tips for Pissing Off A Hiring Editor (And 10 Ways to Get Assignments).” View Survey If you got all eight questions correct, you’re on your way to a great freelance career.



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