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Wednesday, August 10 • 13:40 - 13:55
Opening Act: The global freelancer

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Working internationally as a freelancer, how can you manage your safety, and what training and resources are available to support those working outside traditional news organisations? In a fractured industry, freelance is the way of the future. What mechanisms can help independent journalists and organisations work together?

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Yaara Bou Melhem

Freelance journalist and filmmaker
Yaara Bou Melhem is an intrepid independent journalist and filmmaker who has worked in the remotest corners of Australia and around the world. She has won two UN Media Peace Awards, a Bronze Medal at the New York Festival, a Hong Kong Human Rights Press Award and a Walkley Award for her reporting in Australia, Asia and the MENA region. Yaara was also named the Young Australian Television Journalist of the Year by the Walkley Foundation in 2009... Read More →

Wednesday August 10, 2016 13:40 - 13:55
Chauvel Cinema 1 249 Oxford Street, Paddington NSW