Donna Ferguson: How can you become a freelance journalist?

Do you love writing? Want to turn your passion into a freelance career but not sure where to start?

This week Orla and Ben are joined by award-winning journalist Donna Ferguson. We hear about her journey into the world of journalism, Donna shares advice for how you can start a career as a freelance journalist and we discuss the landscape of the industry including how journalists get paid.

Donna Ferguson is a multiple award-winning freelance journalist, mainly for The Guardian and The Observer in the UK. She writes about education, arts, children, lifestyle, history, science, health, books, consumer trends and personal finance and was recently shortlisted for the top prize at the inaugural Freelance Writing Awards in the UK: Freelance Writer of the Year 2021.

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