Freelance UK's Introduction to becoming a freelance journalist.
The best place to gain advice on jobs and where to find work are other professionals. Make the best use of online discussion forums, email newsgroups and other journalists who are on assignment.
Like most people who start out in business you may well begin by taking on freelance assignments or covering news worthy events in the hope of selling it to newspapers or magazines.
Where to look when it comes to selling work and knowing what interests you as a freelance journalist.
There are various courses and training available for journalists.
There is huge scope for journalism jobs in the market place and below we cover the main areas where you can win contracts or supply stories on a freelance basis.
Copyright law is there to protect you but it is surprising the amount of freelancers who are not fully aware of the legislation's depth and breadth.
Although its not essential to join unions and communities, it is recommended to do so for various reasons, one of them being building contacts.
Our collection of recommended reading titles for those looking to get in to freelance journalism.
Legal aid for a freelance writer stung by an unprofitable, stop-start series of irritating events.
It can be difficult to set rates, so carrying out a good amount of research is essential.