Welcoming new members
LONDON FREELANCE Branch welcomes new members and asks whether they would like to introduce themselves to the Branch and the world. All photos, unless otherwise noted, are © Hazel Dunlop.
For details of many more members, see the NUJ Freelance Directory - entries are free to paid-up NUJ freelance members.
The Branch also organises meetings for members new to freelance journalism, to meet other people new to the Branch and members with more experience of freelance journalism. These take place at the Camera Café, Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY on the last Thursday of every third month from 6pm: check specific announcements in the Freelance.
Juan Carlos Bejarano
Apologies: due to illnesses we didn't get photos at the June or July meetings.
Lucien de Guise
Sigrid E Agocsi
Brian Bell-Fortune Health and youth culture, dance music
Bora Paran Freelance sport journalist
Robert White Freelance music journalist
Tristram Fane Saunders "Will write about anything - the weirder the better"
Suzi Godson Sex and relationships columnist, The Times
Lizzie Porter News and features journalist with a Middle East focus
Toby Jai Political and lifestyle journalist, London
Matt Scott Business and finance freelance journalist
Francesca Marchese Sicilian journalist based in central London
Ndela Faye Freelance journalist based in London
David F Roberts Caribbean journalist
Nicola Ferlei Brown
Alex Holmes is a late entrant into journalism, having left a career at sea aged 40.
Rashmee Roshan Lall Columnist on international affairs, for overseas paper. Former editor of the Sunday Times of India and presenter of BBC World Service The World Today.
Thibault Raymond Gbei Correspondent of L'Inter (West Africa-Ivory Coast)
Aaron Safir Has been in broadcast journalism for four years, the first two in BBC local radio. Since 2014 has been freelancing in the BBC newsroom in New Broadcasting House, and has recently started freelancing at Al Jazeera.
Bony Tongomo Chief editor of a French language magazine, which is based in the UK for publication across Africa
Olivia McEwan Was a temporary member, now going full. "I have been a freelance for six years. It's my third career, after being an English teacher and then a caterer. I believe in unions. We need to stand firm."
Suzanne Elliot Worked on website content for the last ten years; now working on film reviews. "I've joined to learn from other journalists and for a specialist advice for my next book."
Yuan Yang Intern at the Economist. A print journalist who wants to get together with others, interested in other angles on the economy.
Unidentified Possibly Tom or Tim - Documentary photographer, with a background in graphic design. Please let us know if this is you!