JL1210 - Freelance Journalism

Students will attain a variety of skills essential to the freelance journalist; how to pitch and market freelance stories for different platforms; manage their freelance careers as businesses; negotiate payments, and uphold their legal rights.  They will also examine opportunities to market their work directly to the public.  Each student will produce and sell at least one print, broadcast or multimedia piece to a professional news organization.

This course is offered in the following programs: