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Freelance Forum is a series of events to inform, educate and update freelance journalists in Ireland on the latest workplace and industry developments. The Forum is made possible by support from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and the National Union of Journalists.

Freelance Forum is a series of events to inform, educate and update freelance journalists in Ireland on the latest workplace and industry developments. The Forum is made possible by support from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and the National Union of Journalists.

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Ireland

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Freelance Forum is a series of events to inform, educate and update freelance journalists in Ireland on the latest workplace and industry developments. The Forum is made possible by support from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and the National Union of Journalists.

Language:

English


Episodes

Freelance Forum: What Next?

12/5/2021
Freleance Forum: What Next? What would you like to hear about from the Freelance Forum in 2022? Send your ideas and suggestions to Gerard Cunningham, tribunalreporter@gmail.com

Duration:00:02:08

Freelance Forum 35: Berni Dwan

11/28/2021
Freelance Forum Episode 35 Journalist and broadcaster Berni Dwan talks about her experience in "cracking the code" for the Sound+Vision Scheme, a BAI fund to support independent audio-visual producers. BAI Sound+Vision Fund - https://www.bai.ie/en/broadcasting/funding-development-3/sound-vision-4/ Scene+Heard -Smock Alley - https://smockalley.com/sceneandheard/ Near FM: http://nearfm.ie

Duration:00:33:58

Freelance Forum 34: Going Corporate

11/21/2021
Freelance Forum Episode 34: highlights of a recent webinar with SA Mathieson, talking about Going corporate - how to approach editorial work for companies, governments and NGOs. SA Mathison has worked as a full-time freelance journalist and editor for a total of 14 years, focusing on IT, healthcare, government and data for both publications and corporate clients. He lectures on data journalism at Birkbeck, University of London and runs training on working as a freelancer for the NUJ.

Duration:00:21:59

Freelance Forum 33: Screenwriting in the UK

11/14/2021
In this webinar, James Doherty talks about Screenwriting opportunities in the UK. James started writing for Brookside when he was 21, going on to write as a scriptwriter with the BBC between 1995 and 2009, while also working as a journalist with The Scotsman and as media manager for Glasgow City Council.

Duration:00:48:58

Freelance Forum 32: The Future of Freelancing

11/7/2021
Freelance Forum 32: Recording of a live webinar on 1 November 2021 discussing the Future of Media and Freelance Journalism after Covid, with NUJ General Secretary Michelle Stanistreet, Deputy Editor of the Tuam Herald Siobhan Holliman, Irish Times Media Correspondent Laura Slattery, and freelance journalist Claire Grady.

Duration:00:54:18

Freelance Forum 31: Starting Up

10/31/2021
Freelance journalist Stephen Bourke talks to broadcaster and recent TU Dublin graduate Aoife Kearns, a journalist with WLR, and Nathan Young, a student journalist and editor of the University Observer in UCD about setting out on a career in journalism in 2021.

Duration:00:58:58

Freelance Forum 30: Budget and Broadcasting

10/24/2021
Financial journalist Sinead Ryan talks about Budget 2022 and its impact for freelancers and other self-employed people, and writer/producer Martin Devaney talks about moving into writing and pitching for broadcasting.

Duration:00:44:58

Freelance Forum 29: Pitching to Editors

10/17/2021
Carissa Casey, deputy editor of Woman's Way [https://www.womansway.ie/], and Luke Dunne from Film in Dublin, publisher of Pretty Deadly Films (PDF) talk about what they are looking for in pitches from freelance writers. You can download the electronic version of PDF, or order a print version, from https://prettydeadlyfilms.gumroad.com/

Duration:00:31:19

Freelance Forum 28: Tom Lyons ceo of The Currency

10/10/2021
Tom Lyons talks about new online startup The Currency, what they're looking for from freelance pitches, and the challenges of starting a new business during the Covid pandemic. Find out more at https://thecurrency.news/

Duration:00:28:59

Freelance Forum 27: Press Ombudsman Peter Feeney

9/25/2021
Press Ombudsman Peter Feeney talks about the work of the Press Council in resolving complaints, and the challenges for newspapers dealing with publication and corrections in the digital era.

Duration:00:41:59

Freelance Forum 24: Spring 2021 Webinar 1 - Making Media Pay

4/18/2021
Freelance Forum #24: Spring 2021 Webinar 1, a panel discussion on ways to make money using online media. Featuring Gerard Cunningham, Martin McMahon (Tortoise Shack), Taryn de Vere (Quare media) and Dean Van Nguyen.

Duration:00:47:09

Freelance Forum 26: Spring 2021 Webinar 3: Social Media Tactics to Push Your Brand and Your Story

4/18/2021
Melanie Boylan is a Social Media Trainer and Journalist based in Co Westmeath who has spent the last four years honing her methods for building her brand recognition. In her chat she outlines the tools and tactics that she’s integrated into her every day strategy.

Duration:00:46:59

Freelance Forum 25: Spring 2021 Webinar 2 -How to make a great podcast in Six Straightforward Steps

4/18/2021
Want to make a podcast on a shoestring but don't know where to start? Need to define your target audience and work out how to record remotely? Former RTE producer & media trainer Aileen O'Meara brings you her insights and knowledge to this interactive workshop. Bring your phone, your podcast idea and your brain along. By the end of this workshop you will have your Six Straightforward Steps to a Super Podcast. Ideal for freelancers with a yen to be heard. Contact Aileen at...

Duration:00:45:29

Freelance Forum 23: Four young journalists from Gorm TV on diversity and inclusion

4/11/2021
Mamobo Ogoro is a Social Psychology PhD candidate and the founder of Gorm Media. Trained as social psychologist and now applying her knowledge into the multi-disciplinary field of applied linguistics and social psychology, Mamobo’s research focuses on multicultural/ bicultural identities and linguistics portrayals of ‘othering’ in Irish society & media. Fueled by both her personal experience as an Afro-Irish person growing up in Ireland and her previous work on prejudice, racism, dual...

Duration:00:38:59

Freelance Forum 22: Eliot Higgins talks about Bellingcat, disinformation, and countering propaganda

4/4/2021
Freelance Forum 22: Eliot Higgins talks about Bellingcat, disinformation, and countering propaganda

Duration:00:31:29

Freelance Forum 21: Photographer David Branigan talks about licensing and copyright

3/28/2021
Freelance Forum 21: Photographer David Branigan talks about licensing and copyright. David Branigan talks about licensing and copyright issues. David is a photographer journalist who specialises in marine and sailing subjects both in Ireland and overseas. His work appears regularly in Irish publications and news outlets in addition to projects such as books, calendars and stock photo services. He has been a member of the NUJ Dublin Freelance branch since 1992. Sites mentioned by David in...

Duration:00:28:59

Freelance Forum 20: Paul Carroll talks about self-publishing

3/21/2021
Author Paul Carroll talks about writing fiction, marketing and promotion, self-publishing, and ebooks. Find out more about Paul's work at paulcarrollwriter.com

Duration:00:28:29

Freelance Forum 19: Simon Cocking of IrishTechNews

3/7/2021
Simon Cocking has been Chief Editor at Irish Tech News (https://irishtechnews.ie/), and a business mentor and advisor working with over 200 successful companies to date. He has been named on many global Twitter influencer lists in the last 12 months, and has over 117,000 followers on Twitter & 30,000+ on Linkedin. He is an accomplished public speaker at events including TEDx, Web Summit, and overseas in Monte Carlo, Pyeonchang, Amsterdam, Dubai, Delhi, Kiev, Singapore, Moscow, Tel Aviv,...

Duration:00:29:53

Freelance Forum 18: Sound+Vision

2/1/2021
Freelance Forum 18: Philip Cooper from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland talks about the Sound+Vision Scheme. The closing date for Round 38 of the scheme is 4 March, and you can find a Copy of the Scheme here www.bai.ie/en/download/134843/ Guide for Applicants – Round 38 – Open Round www.bai.ie/en/download/135647/ Application Form – Round 38 – Open Round www.bai.ie/en/download/135650/ For more information, mail info@:bai.ie

Duration:00:20:29

Freelance Forum 17: Brigie de Courcey from RTE

12/3/2020
Producer Brigie de Courcey from RTE talks about scriptwriting for Fair City

Duration:00:23:24