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Speaking on a Panel? Expertly Prepare with These Best Practices from the Pros

Not all media panels are created equal. But they’re an important avenue for audiences to connect with you, beyond reading your stories and following on social media. Consumers want to learn about your experience in the media industry. And, as niche topics have increased, so has the demand for print journalists, bloggers, YouTubers, and influencers…

The Editor-Freelancer Relationship: 5 Tips for Making It Work

Just because a newsroom is forced to cut staff due to tightened budgets doesn’t mean story production gets to slide. Enter the freelancer. “Fresh Water Cleveland is 100 percent freelance,” said managing editor Doug Trattner, during last week’s Press Club of Cleveland panel. “Including me.” The weekly e-magazine and website is managed by Trattner, as well as freelance…