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London Freelance at the Byline festival

MEMBERS of London Freelance Branch are organising a at the Byline festival - it's on Sunday 26 August from 16:00 to 17:00.

If you are new to freelance journalism or need a refresher come and learn more about the job, what's involved and what the union can do for you. We'll share tips and tricks on how to find work, diversify your skills, do's and don'ts of journalism and a Q&A session - your questions answered!

The panel will include: Tim Gopsill, Secretary NUJ LFB & former editor of The Journalist; photographers Natasha Hirst and Nick McGowan-Lowe (who are members of the NUJ's Freelance Industrial Council); Nicci Talbot, social media officer, journalist & copywriter; Pierre Alioze, photojournalist; Laura Laker, journalist & writer (cycling & transport); and Federica Tedeschi, NUJ Training Officer & human rights journalist.

The NUJ will also be running an information stall all weekend so please do come by for a chat, advice on the industry, freelancing, upcoming talks, Salons and training courses, and tips on social media. We look forward to welcoming some more new members...