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Freelancer of the Fortnight: Charlotte Clark

Journalism.co.uk catches up with a member of its freelance community. Charlotte Clark is a freelance writer, editor and sub-editor based in Chelmsford

Posted by Ed Martin on 28/05/12

Freelancer of the Fortnight: Jo Walsh

Journalism.co.uk catches up with a member of its freelance community. Jo Walsh is a freelance writer, editor and sub-editor based in London

Posted by Ed Martin on 14/05/12

Freelancer of the Fortnight: Huw Kidwell

Journalism.co.uk catches up with a member of its freelance community. Huw Kidwell is a freelance journalist based in Hertfordshire

Posted by Ed Martin on 30/04/12

Freelancer of the Fortnight: Ek Heng Ng

Journalism.co.uk catches up with a member of its freelance community. Ek Heng Ng is a freelance journalist based in Singapore

Posted by Ed Martin on 16/04/12

Freelancer of the Fortnight: Katie Nicholls

Journalism.co.uk catches up with a member of its freelance community. Katie Nicholls is a freelancer based in Bristol

Posted by Ed Martin on 02/04/12

Orwell Prize 2012 Journalism and Blog longlists announced

Guardian journalist Paul Lewis is among those on the Journalism Prize longlist after submitting one day of tweets sent during the London riots

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 28/03/12

Two British freelance journalists killed in Syria, CPJ reports

Foreign Office is looking into reports that two British nationals of Algerian descent were killed in Syria on Monday, with a third journalist wounded in the attack

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 28/03/12

Freelancer of the Fortnight: Ben Frain

Journalism.co.uk catches up with a member of its freelance community. Ben Frain is a freelancer based in Congleton

Posted by Ed Martin on 19/03/12

Freelancer of the Fortnight: Giles Crosse

Journalism.co.uk catches up with a member of its freelance community. Giles Crosse is a freelancer based in Bristol

Posted by Ed Martin on 27/02/12

Freelancer of the Fortnight: Joanne Mallon

Journalism.co.uk catches up with a member of its freelance community. Joanne Mallon is a freelancer based in Brighton

Posted by Ed Martin on 13/02/12
From our editors' blog

#Tip of the day from Journalism.co.uk - advice for using Skype and recording calls

Why freelancers should use Skype for interviews

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 25 May 2012

Tool of the week for journalists: Cuttings.me

Portfolio site Cuttings.me launches new features: RSS and multimedia cuttings

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 28 February 2012

Take part in Frontline Club survey on freelance safety

The founder of the Frontline Club, Vaughan Smith, is asking freelance journalists around the world to take part in a survey about the physical risks of their work. The survey is aimed at freelance camera operators, video journalists, photographers, stringers and other independents anywhere in the world. Smith says: I believe that there is an [...]

Posted by Paul McNally on 23 February 2012

Video: Freelance foreign correspondent discusses reporting from Yemen and Libya

Freelancer Portia Walker discusses reporting from Yemen and Libya

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 2 February 2012

SplinterNet: How to get to the top of Google News

Ten tips for increasing your news sites Google News ranking

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 5 December 2011

Tips for freelance journalists on National Freelancers' Day

Tips for freelance journalists from freelancers and editors

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 23 November 2011

Ten things every freelance journalist should know

Top tips and advice for freelancer journalists on National Freelancers' Day

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 23 November 2011

Ten technical Twitter tips for journalists

So you think you know Twitter? Here are some handy tools to try

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 10 November 2011

Cuttings.me, a new portfolio platform for freelance journalists

A free cuttings platform for freelance journalists, created by a journalist

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 24 October 2011

Ten incredibly useful browser add-ons for journalists

A list of browser extensions for journalists to consider adding

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 20 October 2011

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