Mar 102014

The downsizing of overseas news bureaus and a dwindling number of staffed correspondent positions give freelancers new opportunities to cover stories in far-flung locations. But many independents lack structural support and safety nets while in the field, and communication with the newsroom is often frustrating. A panel of experienced freelancers address these dilemmas with the intention of bolstering cooperation between media professionals.


  • Jason STROTHER, Multimedia Freelance Journalist, Seoul, South Korea
  • Malte KOLLENBERG, Multimedia Freelance Journalist, Seoul, South Korea
  • Glenn VAN ZUTPHEN, President, VanMedia Group, Singapore
  • Sunshine LICHAUCO DE LEON, Freelance journalist, Manila
  • Jeffrey OON, Audience and Editorial Lead, Yahoo Singapore

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