Video Archive

Watch the videos of our past events below to skill up on different topics related to freelancer safety and the business of freelancing.

The Business of Freelancing

In this session, former BBC journalist and finance expert David Thomas explored how to better manage your finances as a freelance journalist.

Wudan Yan & Jenni Gritters, from the successful podcast The Writer’s Co-op, shared their expertise on negotiating and contracts.
Lily Canter & Emma Wilkinson, authors and creators of the podcast Freelancing for Journalists, discussed the ins and outs of pitching.

Resilience and Mental Health

The growing psychological load journalists experience, how you can support yourself and others.
Explore how journalists can build resilience while covering difficult stories and subjects.
Explore the main legal risks that journalists should be aware of while reporting on the ground.
Award-winning journalist Clive Myrie & RPT Chair Tira Shubart explored how freelance journalists can protect their emotional wellbeing. 
Journalist Stuart Hughes & Prof. Anthony Feinstein joined us to discuss the challenges around mental health faced by freelancers.