Episode 11

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Published on:

12th Aug 2020

Working internationally

In this episode we discuss how to work internationally as a freelance journalist. We talk about working in the UK for overseas publications and moving abroad to freelance.

Investigative journalist Jessica Bateman tells us about living and working in Greece and Germany, whilst financial expert Pete Carvill explains how he ended up living in Berlin working for publications in the UK and USA.

The episode covers managing international transactions, cultural barriers and coronavirus travel restrictions plus the impact of Brexit on working across Europe.

The Guests:

Jessica Bateman @JessicaBateman

Pete Carvill @Pete_Carvill

Resources:

Summer of Solidarity project https://www.summerofsolidarity.eu/

Funding for investigative journalism in Europe https://www.journalismfund.eu/

International payments https://transferwise.com/

Business payment platforms https://stripe.com/ and https://www.revolut.com/

Global Investigative Journalism Network https://gijn.org/

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About the Podcast

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.

Each episode features two guests who have made freelancing a success. From film reviewers, to travel writers to bitcoin experts and current affairs broadcasters.

Packed with trade secrets, top tips and amusing anecdotes this is an unmissable How To guide for anyone interested in freelance journalism life.

Edited by Richard Wilson.

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