In recent years, the lack of stable and long-term employment has opened the floodgates for a new kind of worker. Freelancers, also known as Slash Workers, have become truly independent by creating their own opportunities. While some freelancers say that the transition has resulted in lost (or reduced) income, most believe that “freedom” supersedes monetary…

Jane has been been freelancing since before the internet was invented. You name it,  she’s done it. TV production, video direction and marketing management. For the past 12 years, she’s provided strategic copywriting and editing services to companies, governments and agencies. Jane has a postgraduate degree in palaeography, is proud of her Icelandic heritage and…

Health writers with nutritionist qualifications are far and few between. But Samantha Gemmell’s professional training stands her apart from many other health writers. “My passion for food as medicine translates into my writing, so that readers and clients actually enjoy learning about health,” she says. She specialises in sharing evidence-based health tips in an engaging…

Adelaide freelancer Libby Parker spent many years teaching writing and creative skills to secondary school students before deciding to put her money where her mouth is and launch a freelance writing business. Now, rather than impart those skills to students who may or may not care about them, she writes content, press releases, speeches, articles,…

Rhys started Journal Communications to offer a point of difference for SMEs and startups from traditional agencies. He’s also a dedicated and versatile self-starter with the ability to work in a variety of functions; from copywriting, events, PR strategy & execution to social media strategy & management, and more. We asked him a few questions…

Freelancing may very well be the future of work. One of the most interesting statistics I’ve come across lately is that by 2020 nearly 40% of workers are expected to work in a freelance or remote capacity. That is three, short, years away. The reason for such a massive shift in the working world is…

Nicole Madigan is a widely published journalist, editor, copywriter, content producer and communications specialist, with 15 years experience in the media and communications industry. She successfully transitioned to freelance work when she was pregnant with her first child. She recently broke into the publishing industry, with her first children’s book now for sale. This is…

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