Hitting the right note

Fin started freelancing when he was 17, roughly two years before starting University. Arguably, this is more than the average teenager would be doing at that age. ‘I knew I wanted to study journalism and in order to get onto my course, I had to gain experience,’ he told me, ‘I interned at a newspaper and […]

On Being a Freelancer – Wendy Rose Gould

I was lucky enough to speak to Wendy for a chat on her experiences of being a freelance writer. As a successful lifestyle writer and photographer, her work has been featured in print and online for Glamour Magazine, Yahoo! Huffington Post, USA Today and eHow, to name a few. She was also the style editor […]

E-xciting

Elance, or Elance oDesk as it’s now calling itself, feels vaguely familiar when I logged back in on Saturday. The same type of jobs were on the jobs board and the same type of people were going for them. On each job, on average, was roughly 14 proposals. That’s 14 other people vying for the work. […]

An ironic tribute to The Beatles

It’s hard to believe where the time has gone this year. It only feels like yesterday that it was New Years Eve and I was quite happily watching the Harry Potter box set with my other half. Now, we are in March. I’m supposed to ‘march’ on and choose a career path that is right […]

Journalism Junkie

Things have been quite busy in the past few days for me, hence why I haven’t been blogging an awful lot. Just getting some quiet time now to let you know what I’ve been doing! I’ve been off and applying for work experience at the BBC in Broadcast Journalism for BBC Midlands Today. Never have […]