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Wednesday, April 10 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Your Ultimate Guide to Freelancing in the Digital Age

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Due to the recent recession and the challenges facing print media many journalists are turning to freelancing for the first time.  Some of the nation’s most successful freelance Hispanic journalists will reveal the secrets to freelance gigging full time! 


In this session you will learn:

-       Tips on finding clients, keeping them and establishing strong relationships with them

-       How to deal with editors, ask for your money or decline an assignment gracefully

-       What you should and should not expect from publications as a freelancer

-       What kind of writers editors want to work with

-       Why it is in your best interest to support and promote the publications you freelance for

-       Print or Internet?  The pros and cons of both

-       How to pitch stories?

-       Why deadlines matter

-       Why you should not be cutthroat with your colleagues

-       The advantages of networking



Viviana Hurtado, Publisher, The Wise Latina Club



Lorraine C. Ladish, Editor in Chief, Mamiverse

Francisco Cortes, Director, Fox News Latino

Andrew Quarrie, Founder, Jurnid

Laura Martinez, Freelance writer and blogger in chief of “Mi Blog Es Tu Blog”


Wednesday April 10, 2013 2:30pm - 3:20pm PDT
Lapidus / Watson

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