Freelancers networking meetup

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Laird Townsend of Freelance Investigative Reporters and Editors (FIRE)
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jun. 14 at 2:30pm
  • Location: Sugarland
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

An opportunity for freelance journalists to network with each other and with people hiring for freelance work.

Speaker Bios

  • Laird Townsend, an award-winning reporter and editor, directs Freelance Investigative Reporters and Editors (FIRE), a project of Investigative Reporters and Editors. Founded as Project Word in 2007, FIRE has helped freelancers produce public-interest investigations for outlets across all platforms, from the Dallas Morning News and Mother Jones, to Reveal and the BBC. Townsend’s reporting won the 2018 Peter Lisagor Award for online investigative/public service reporting.

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