Best Foot Forward: How Freelance Writers Can Make Unforgettable Introductions to Editors

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As a new freelancer, you may be more concerned with getting your first clips than developing ongoing relationships with editors. Just keep in mind that everything you do from your first contact with an editor will make an impression, good…

Turn Your Mobile Phone Into A Multimedia Journalism Tool

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In the old days, let’s say way back in 1999, broadcast journalists had to lug around bulky recording devices and oversized cameras. These days, most journalists have all the tools…

Is Ghostwriting Op-Eds an Unethical Practice for Freelance Writers?

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Opinion pieces have long been an esteemed venue that showcases the voice of experts and a ideas of activists within the pages of a newspaper. But how would your own opinion of the Op-Ed section change if you knew that…

How Much Do Editors Make? A New Salary Report May Surprise You

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Ever wonder how much your editor is making? Folio Magazine wondered the same thing, and commissioned a survey of almost 500 people on editorial staffs and found that pay rates were actually rising for some editors.
“While all levels of…

Should U.S. Freelancers Be Worried About Competition Overseas?

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Like typewriters and evening deadlines, many of the staples of print journalism have gone the way of the dinosaurs. Stories are now uploaded, optimized, tagged and tweeted on a never-ending news cycle. With 266+ million website out there, the demand…

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