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Freelance Salon - Specialise or Diversify?

  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff Saint Mary Street Cardiff CF10 1GD (map)

Specialise or Diversify?

Back in response to popular demand! Come and enjoy a day of professional and social networking, and get ideas from experienced journalists in print, TV, radio and the web on how to succeed - and boost your income.

This is the 4th Freelancers Salon organised by the NUJ and NUJTrainingWales in Cardiff. Aimed at addressing the particular needs of freelance journalists – the opportunity to network with potential work commissioners as well as colleagues is a key feature.

Expert speakers include:

· Carolyn Hitt, Welsh freelance writer, broadcaster, and co-Director, Parasol Media Ltd

· Louise Bolotin, Manchester-based freelance journalist, editor, proofreader, copywriter and a former NUJ trainer who delivered “Pitch and Deal” workshops.

· A BBC Wales news journalist (name TBC) on the BBC’s new freelance news pool in Wales.

· An investigative journalism expert (TBC).

There will also be a panel-led discussion on “Specialise or Diversify?”.