Want to be a freelance journalist? We’ve got tips for you!

By Richie Luwawa, BA Journalism & Media 

According to the recent survey of The National Council for the Training of Journalists, freelance journalists in the UK on average earn around £23,000 a year from journalism. Furthermore, Labour Force Survey shows a significant increase in the number of freelance journalists in the UK, who now make 40% of all employed in journalism, compared to 28% of the journalism workforce in 2015. 

 

If you are interested in freelancing in journalism, here is a series of podcasts that can help you get started. Learn about good working attitudes and traits, how to market yourself as a freelancer and how to save money whilst working.