Episode 17

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Published on:

9th Dec 2020

Diversity

In this episode we unpick issues around the lack of diversity in the media and how it impacts freelance journalists.

We discuss how to tackle this growing concern with travel writer Travis Levius and freelance journalist and author Saima Mir.

The Guests

Travis Levius @misterlevius

https://www.instagram.com/misterlevius

Saima Mir @SaimaMir

https://saimamir.com/

Resources

Journalism Diversity Fund https://www.nctj.com/Journalism-Diversity-Fund

Women in Journalism diversity report https://womeninjournalism.co.uk/lack-diversity-british-newsrooms/

White Paper: Diversity in Journalism https://www.responsesource.com/blog/whitepaper-diversity-in-journalism/

Press Pad: Media Diversity in the UK https://presspad.co.uk/making-the-case-for-diverse-newsrooms/

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Freelancing for Journalists
Lifting the lid on freelance life. Experienced freelance journalists Lily Canter and Emma Wilkinson guide you through everything you need to know about working for yourself. From where to get work, to how to get paid and everything in between.

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