For freelance journalists, reporting on environmental issues and climate change is a chance to cover a diverse range of stories, places and characters with an opportunity to build data, multimedia and storytelling skills to better engage audiences.
For freelance journalists, the goals, the rate of progress on their targets, how communities and governments are working on them present a wealth of reporting ideas. Specialising in a goal or series of goals could be a new career path.
Charlotte Godart, an investigator for Bellingcat and Eric Reidy a freelance journalist involved in crowdsourcing information for migrant-related stories talk about crowdsourcing stories, what it means and how to go about it.
In this episode, the team of Freelancing for Journalists talk about safety and security and what it means for freelance journalists.
Tina Lee, head of the ambassador network at Hostwriter, and Suchit Chavez, an investigative reporter based in El Salvador, discuss the pros, cons and practicalities of working in collaboration with other freelance journalists.