The Edit: Lessons from a professional freelancer

Freelance journalism may seem a daunting career choice, but once you find your feet it can be a rewarding one.

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In this Edit event, moderator Rachael Dexter speaks with freelancer Megan Clement. Published around the world, Megan specialises in women’s rights and migration. She also provides foreign correspondence from Paris for the anglophone press.

Her reporting has appeared in The Guardian, CNN, Bloomberg, The Telegraph, The Sydney Morning Herald and Al Jazeera, among other publications. She is the editor of Impact, a bilingual weekly newsletter of feminist reporting, and teaches journalism at the Sorbonne. In 2021 she was the inaugural winner of the Island Magazine Nonfiction Prize.

Get tips on freelancing and foreign correspondence, as well as commissioning, editing and writing, at this insightful early career event.

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