AAJA Seoul panel discussion: How to freelance in Korea

Posted on Feb 13, 2012 in Events

How does one get into freelancing in Korea? What makes for a good pitch? What’s considered “a good story”? What are some tricks of the trade?

Get your answers to these questions and more at this month’s Seoul event for the Asia chapter of Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)! Our panelists include editors looking for great new writers and one of the most seasoned freelancers in Korea.

Ms. Lee Dong-min, features editor, Yonhap News
Ms. Frances Cha, Seoul city editor, CNNGo
Mr. Andrew Salmon, veteran freelancer

When: Friday, Feb. 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m. // 30 minutes of Q-and-A and a
30-minute meet-and-greet between our panelists and the audience. In
order to ensure the quality of the Q-and-A, **please feel free to
submit questions for the panel ahead of time.**

Where: Ewha Womans University, Room B225 in the Ewha Campus Complex (ECC).

The ECC is the enormous, striking, valley-shaped building located just
to the right once you walk into the main gate of Ewha Womans

From exit 3 of Ewha Womans University subway station on line 2, walk
straight out toward the main gate of the university. Enter through the
main gate and look for the ECC to your right.

Cost: Free for AAJA members; 5,000 won for non-members

RSVP: Space is limited. First come, first served, capped at 30. Please
email aajaseoul@gmail.com to RSVP.

Bring your questions, ideas and business cards!


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