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This group is for Chicago-area freelance journalists interested in networking and skill-building. Working Journalists holds mixers mid-month at varying Chicago venues and monthly workshops. Working Journalists' goal is to help freelance journalists be successful through the power of numbers, so come out to our events!

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Recent Meetups

  • Oct 13, 2015 · 6:00 PM

    October mixer

    3 working journalists, freelancers

    Monthly social gathering for freelance journalists.  Attendees are responsible for their own bar tabs. *Note: This mixer requires a minimum of 5 attendees to RSVP yes by... Learn more

  • Sep 23, 2015 · 7:00 PM

    Learn about data journalism

    2 working journalists, freelancers

    Data Journalism 101 workshopInstructor Art Golab will provide an overview of data journalism. He will cover spreadsheets, databases and mapping. He will teach possible... Learn more

  • Sep 17, 2015 · 6:00 PM

    Socialze over drinks!

    2 working journalists, freelancers

  • Aug 20, 2015 · 7:00 PM

    Freelance labor panel discussion

    2 working journalists, freelancers

    Why should freelancers unionize? Half the American workforce is expected to be independent contractors by 2020. Too many freelance workers face challenges like getting... Learn more

  • Aug 13, 2015 · 6:00 PM

    August mixer

    2 working journalists, freelancers

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