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Friday, August 2 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Being Your Own Boss: Balancing Freelance Work with Entrepreneurship (Presented by AAJA Freelance)

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With the journalism industry in a state of constant change and steady jobs hard to come by, more people are opting to create their own paths. But how do you balance life as a full-time freelancer with becoming an entrepreneur? Or investing in continuing education to develop new skills? The panelists in this workshop discuss how they make it work. They will share tips for keeping up with trends and handling finances without institutional support and more.

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Emily Tan

Web Producer, Simons Foundation
Emily Tan is a longtime freelance writer and photographer. She is also a web producer for the Simons Foundation. She has contributed to the Village Voice, MySpace and NBC Asian America and worked with Samsung, YSL Beauty and Yondr. You can find out more about her adventures, fave... Read More →
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Karen Ho

N/A, Karen K. Ho Media
Karen K. Ho is a freelance business, culture, and entertainment reporter based in New York. She has been published in TIME, GQ, Refinery29, Glamour, CJR, and Toronto Life. She is a proud member of the ELP class of 2016 and has been a member of AAJA since 2012.
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Fabian DeRozario

Founder & Principal, GlobalConnect Consulting & Training
Fabian De Rozario is a business and community leader who has led, coached and trained thousands of people globally. Fabian founded his consulting service GlobalConnect in 2005 and is an on-call consultant and lead facilitator with Korn Ferry. He delivers approximately 100 workshops... Read More →

Friday August 2, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
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