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While working as an independent journalist can be rewarding, it is also a tremendous amount of work to run your own business. AHCJ has a vibrant freelance community. Members are willing to offer ideas, contacts and support to each other. Our resources include job postings, advice articles, webcasts, links and more. To expand these resources, we look to members like you to offer suggestions, write tip sheets and expand our available links. We also have an active Freelance Committee interested in pursuing more services for you.

New Tip Sheet

Preparing a story for publication

Brooke Borel, author of "The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking," offers step-by-step tips to check for errors, prepare it for a publication's fact checkers. See it now »

New Webcast

Fact-checking your stories

Brooke Borel offers tips on checking for errors, how to annotate for a checker, materials you need and when to start annotating. See it now...

New Tip Sheet

Using multimedia to boost income

Freelance journalists give advice on adding audio, video to their skills. See it now »

Freelancing news — from Covering Health