‘Get Paid, Not Played’ held at Manuel’s Tavern

NOTE: SPJ Georgia is helping to promote this event, which is being organized by the Atlanta chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association.  Learn from a battle-tested lawyer about how to protect your rights at work, whether you’re negotiating your salary, working freelance, or trying to keep afloat in a toxic work environment. This practical,…

Let’s Talk About Tax

Let’s Talk About Tax is a 3-hour workshop designed to help take the frustration out of understanding common tax issues that affect arts workers and small arts businesses. Presented by Laura Farber, CPA, of PDSI, this course will cover common questions artists have regarding deductions, in addition to different types of corporate structures and the tax implications of each. Register at…

Best Case/Worst Case: Photography Tips & Tricks for Writers

Writers today are often tasked with shooting photos while on assignment, either with a professional-grade camera or, more often than not, with their phone. And even when a professional photographer is on hand, it can be tricky knowing exactly what to say. How do you best clue them in on the story and what’s happening…

SPJ Georgia Hosting Freelance Fair on May 6

Looking for more freelance gigs? Publications from all across Metro Atlanta will be here, in need of writers, photographers and other talented journalists. Plus, did you know freelancers have to file their taxes FOUR times a year? Are you writing off enough expenses? Learn more about the world of freelancing with an H&R Block tax…

Freelance committee meeting

ANNOUNCEMENT: The SPJ Georgia Pro committee on freelance journalism will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m. at the Starbucks on Ashford Dunwoody Road. Address: 4441 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, Ga. 30346. Anyone interested in this committee, which is working toward organizing and promoting a freelance workshop in May 2017, should contact Haisten Willis at Haisten.Willis@Gmail.com.