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Friday, August 12 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Inside the Pocketbook of a Freelancer

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An experienced and an early career freelancer open their individual balance sheets to the audience, discussing how they find clients, negotiate rates and contracts, set income targets and make ends meet as a solo journalist. What does it take to get your story to go viral, and what does it mean for your career and your finances? 

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E Samantha Cheng

Executive Producer, Heritage Series, LLC
E. Samantha Cheng is a writer/producer/director based in Washington, DC. A veteran broadcast journalist with hundreds of programs to her credit and has received numerous industry and peer awards. Her three-part documentary series "Honor and Duty: The Mississippi Delta Chinese" premiered on Mississippi Public Broadcasting May 2016.

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Karen Ho

Report on Business Reporter, Globe and Mail
Karen K. Ho is a summer reporter at Report on Business at the Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper. This fall she will be a Lorana Sullivan Fellow at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Karen was also part of this year's Executive Leadership Program.
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Katherine Lewis

Independent Journalist, Katherine Reynolds Lewis
Katherine Reynolds Lewis is an award-winning journalist who regularly contributes to Fortune, USA Today’s magazines, Washington Post and Working Mother, with other bylines including TheAtlantic.com, Bloomberg Businessweek, Money, Mother Jones, New York Times, Parade and Slate. From 1998 to 2008, she was a national correspondent for Newhouse News Service and Bloomberg. She is working on a book about kids and discipline.

Friday August 12, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am

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