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How I Am Thriving as a Freelancer, 7 Years On

by in Lifestyle on 10th June, 2019

With recent news from the publishing world from the likes of HuffPost, The Pool, and Buzzfeed it’s got freelancers on their feet and thinking about what a career looks like when markets change. Being a freelancer isn’t always easy but it also comes with great perks and for some industries or crafts it’s an essential model of work. Samira Shackle who has been a freelancer since 2012 shared her learnings from the last few years, she is a freelance journalist for the Guardian, Prospect and many other publications. She is also currently Deputy Editor at New Humanist.

Samira Shackle

Samira Shackle

Freelance journalist for the Guardian, Prospect and others. Deputy editor @NewHumanist. Currently writing a book on Karachi @GrantaBooks Twitter: @Samira Shackle