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Thursday, August 9 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Freelancing: The Business of Going Solo

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Freelancing is becoming more common and it requires navigation around areas outside of the industry. This panel will help navigate these areas from accounting and insurance, to marketing and understanding the types of skills editors look for in a freelancer. There are pros and cons to being on your own. Whether this position is a choice or due to economic circumstances, the panelists will give tips on creating a positive experience.

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E Samantha Cheng

Executive Producer, Heritage Series, LLC
E. Samantha Cheng is a broadcast veteran in national news and television production. She is an experienced journalist and documentarian and has devoted much of her career to raising the visibility of Women in Technology, APIAs (Asian and Pacific Islander Americans) and their contributions... Read More →
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Justin Ching

Founder + Filmmaker, j-school
Justin Ching is an award-winning showrunner, known for producing hit series at Amazon, FOX and YouTube. Currently the Supervising Producer on Amazon’s Ritual, Ching began his career at YouTube Originals, launching channels like VICE, AwesomenessTV and Tastemade. He led the FOX/Facebook... Read More →
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Darrell Miho

Photographer, the eyeScream factory
Darrell Miho is a freelance photographer based in Las Vegas. He started out in 1985 as a photojournalist specializing in sports. His editorial clients include Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, Golf Digest and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. With the digital revolution, his work... Read More →
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Emily Tan

Web Producer, Simons Foundation
Emily Tan is a longtime freelance writer and photographer. She is also a web producer for the Simons Foundation. She has contributed to the Village Voice, MySpace and NBC Asian America and worked with Samsung, YSL Beauty and Yondr. You can find out more about her adventures, fave... Read More →

Thursday August 9, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am CDT