From an experienced author in the field, this indispensable guide presents everything needed to create and maintain a successful freelancing career in the world of television and radio.
Whether the reader is studying the field, considering their options, or currently employed as a freelance media professional, this book not only gives a brief overview of all areas, but also explains what it means to be freelance in the world of the audio-visual industry.
Drawing upon real-life experiences of freelancers and freelance employers, all aspects of the job are detailed, from an outline of tax and employment issues to an analysis of the skills needed to succeed, and all the pitfalls, problems and opportunities which a career in this sector affords are clearly presented.
Freelancing for TV and Radio is an absolute must for students of media studies and anyone considering, or already building a career in this hugely popular and fast-growing industry.
|What is a freelance?||p. 1|
|Starting a freelance career||p. 14|
|Sustaining and developing a freelance career||p. 37|
|Freelancing in radio||p. 44|
|Freelancing in television||p. 54|
|Freelancing in non-broadcast||p. 66|
|Pitching ideas||p. 72|
|Business matters||p. 83|
|Issues and ethics||p. 102|
|References and information||p. 116|
|Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.|
Series: Media Skills (Paperback)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 133
Published: 21st March 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.27 x 15.04 x 0.89
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition