Freelance Resources

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Organizations and Unions

SPJ Freelance Community
“SPJ’s largest and most active community, with events and programs throughout the year and nearly 150 members. We offer tools and resources to help freelance journalists be better at what they do.”

FIRE: Freelance Investigative Reporters and Editors

National Association of Science Writers Freelancing Guide
Tips on getting science reporting freelance gigs, etc.

American Society of Journalists and Authors

Society for Environmental Journalists: Freelance Resources
Offers a listserv, resource list and more.

Freelancer’s Union

National Writers Union

American Society of Media Photographers

International Women’s Media Foundation

Business and Other Management Resources

100 Best Freelance Writing Websites: 2020 Edition

MediaBistro: Safety Resources for Freelance Journalists

The Ultimate Freelancers Guide

How to Set Up an Online Portfolio

Think Like a Business: Survival Skills for Journalists
Links, tools and resources galore.

CPA for Freelancers Tax Guide

Columbia Law Contracts Database
Click “Learn about contracts” for a database of good, bad and ugly contract clauses.

New York City’s Freelance Isn’t Free Law

Five Essential Resources for Freelance Writers

Six Tools to Increase Productivity for Remote Workers

72 Tools for Freelance Writers

The Open Notebook

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