Freelance Journalism Awards. The contest features multiple categories. Entry is free for members of Guild Freelancers and is open to anyone in our Local's region: California and Hawaii. Deadline is March 31; apply now! For details and an application form, follow this link.
SEJ Awards for Reporting on the Environment. Seven categories bring recognition to the most important stories on the planet. Deadline is April 1, and the 2014 Awards will be presented on Sept. 3 at SEJ's 24th Annual Conference in New Orleans. First-place winners receive $500. Follow this link for details and to apply.
Desks for freelancers The San Francisco Public Press offers dedicated workspace for $275 per month at 44 Page St. near Market, Muni and BART. Current subletters are a freelance science writer and an arts/media nonprofit. Fee includes wireless DSL, phone line, printers, copiers, fax, kitchen, snacks and meeting space. Contact Lila LaHood by email at lila (at) sfpublicpress (dot) org, or by phone at (415) 495-7377.
Apply now for dental coverage. Obamacare may not include dental work, but members of all independent worker units may apply for Guild Freelancers dental benefits and vision coverage too. Click on "benefits" to learn how.
Free tips, tutorials. Guild members can access a wide range of tutorials for free at the CWA/NETT Academy. Visit the Facebook page to get started.
GUILD FREELANCERS is a growing part of the Pacific Media Workers Guild and The Newspaper Guild-CWA. We represent journalists and independent writers working in all types of media, and advocate vigorously on their behalf in the marketplace, the Legislature, and the public mind. We work to provide benefits, services, and educational programs for our members as the publishing industry evolves.