In today's competitive market, you need more than writing and reporting skills to launch a freelance journalism career. This course offers essential business strategies that can mean the difference between success and failure.
Vancouver freelance writing pro Jennifer Van Evra (who has been published by CBC, Globe and Mail, Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Magazine, Condé Nast and many other outlets) will help you sharpen your pitching skills, develop strong relationships with editors and create an individualized marketing plans. You’ll also learn how to identify corporate writing gigs, build a professional network through trade organizations and social media, and assess the value of unpaid writing opportunities and internships. By the end of the course, you will have developed a solid freelance business plan with specific steps to follow.
Note: To participate in this course, you will need a laptop computer or tablet/smartphone for in-class research.