Our freelance journalism course students learn how to pitch for work on specialist publications. And for any freelance journalist, that means doing your homework – you can’t use a ‘one size fits all’ approach when you’re trying to secure freelance journalism work.

Fortunately, the internet makes research easy. For example, one of our online freelance journalism course graduates was recently trying to secure some work on a publication that specialises in real estate investment.

They were looking for someone to provide content for their newsletter and website, and so needed someone who knew the sector. We advised our student to visit Property4Media and try emailing people on their team, who might be able to help.

We also suggested these US sites, that contained useful information and resources:



You can also get help from experts and other journalists by searching on Twitter.

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