Building Your Freelancer Brand: Pitch Editors, Tell Stories, Get Paid

Presented at ONA18
September 12, 2018
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Freelancers without institutional affiliation rely on editors to survive, but are often working blind about what they look for and how they field pitches. Learning how to structure a pitch, how much to research, ways to build relationships and tips for negotiating rates can make all the difference.

This session is designed for:

  • Freelancers looking for a window into editors’ wants and needs
  • Editors interested in improving their relationships with freelancers
  • Wannabe freelancers gathering information before making the plunge

  • Featuring

    Kristen Lepore
    Managing Producer, On Demand, KCRW
    Usha Sahay
    Managing Editor, War on the Rocks
    Ankita Rao
    Special Projects Editor, VICE
    Meena Thiruvengadam
    Success Manager, Self-Employed
    Social Conversation

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