The Edit: The Art of Freelancing

At this Edit event in August 2018, our guest panel dove into the nitty-gritty of freelancing: how to get your foot in the door, what drives editors crazy and how to build a solid reputation as a freelancer. With special thanks to:

Jo Chandler, award-winning freelance journalist focusing on Pacific and environmental reporting
Erik Jensen, editor-in-chief of The Saturday Paper, journalist and author of Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen
Denham Sadler, freelance journalist and former editor at Private Media

Also, a very warm welcome to our new moderator, Age journalist Rachael Dexter.


Anthropology@Deakin interview with Jo Chandler and Paige West. Wide-ranging discussion including some interesting insights into contemporary journalism:

The Garret Podcast with Erik Jensen:

The Freelancer's Year, a blog about freelancing writing:

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