A Freelance Lifeboat in a Perfect Storm: A Conference on New Ways to make Journalism Pay.
Steve Hewlett of The Guardian and R4’s Media Show is just one of the speakers at the New Ways to Make Journalism Pay conference on Saturday 17th November organised by the NUJ’s London Freelance Branch.
And thanks to sponsorship from the ALCS, the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, cash help is available to the first 20 freelances ‘from afar’ who are interested in attending and who ask for help.
Sessions will cover ‘Why The Media Needs Professional Freelances’, ‘New Places To Sell Your Work’, ‘Maximising Social Media’, ‘Finding Clients Who Don’t Know They Want You’, ‘Breaking BRICs’, ‘Making It From A Standing Start In A Recession’, ‘Start-Ups Small and Big’ and more…
Confirmed speakers include Steve Hewlett (R4 Media Show, The Guardian), Mark Watts (editor Exaro online investigative agency), Una Murphy (freelance and editor/proprietor of Belfast community “paper” VIEWdigital), Imran Jina (Panorama and Despatches), Guy Smallman (international photographer), Alex Klaushofer (co-editor Newmodeljournalism.com, co-author Help Yourself: New Ways To Make Copyright Pay), Christian Payne (photographer/videographer/blogger, aka Documentally), Huma Yusuf (freelance, new global markets), Max Glaskin (international b2b writer), NUJ General-Secretary, Michelle Stanistreet. More TBC.
Tickets are £10 for members, £30 for non-members and include lunch. See more details and book online
Follow the event on twitter using #NUJ_LFBConf2012
Date: Saturday, 17th November, 2012, 10am-5pm… Venue: The Welsh Centre, 157-163 Gray’s Inn Road, WC1
Sponsor: ALCS, the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society”