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Thursday, July 27 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
The Realities of Being a Free Agent

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Presented by AAJA Freelance

More and more, media companies are hiring broadcast journalists on contract vs. hiring them for a staff job. We'll talk about the realities of having a contract job: How do you land one? How do you make a living on one? How do you manage health insurance, taxes, etc.? And how can do you boost your career with one?

Moderators
avatar for E Samantha Cheng

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 →

Speakers
avatar for Rick Quan

Rick Quan

Producer, Rick Quan Productions/ABC7
Rick Quan is a two time Emmy award winner with more than 30 years of broadcast experience. He is the first Chinese American television sportscaster in the country. Rick currently works as the fill in sports anchor at ABC7 in San Francisco, he is also the field reporter for its "After... Read More →
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Joz Wang

Editor-in-chief/CEO, 8Asians.com
Jocelyn “Joz” Wang is a consultant and digital entrepreneur creating spaces for under-represented voices. She is Editor-in-chief/CEO of the popular 8Asians.com, which features original, diverse commentary. In 2011, she acquired the Metblogs Network and runs the entire international... Read More →


Thursday July 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Commonwealth Hall A2

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