Austin’s Source for Freelance and Contract Communicators
By the year 2027, freelancers are projected to make up the majority of the workforce in the United States, with 50.9% of the working population. In fact, at the recent growth rate, it was estimated that 67.6 million Americans would be freelancing by the end of 2021. That’s 42% of the American workforce! How can you tap into this powerhouse of talent? Congratulations! You just did. Freelance Austin, a group within Women Communicators of Austin, is a top source of writers, editors, graphic designers, web designers, voice talent, public relations and marketing consultants, business coaches, photographers, and other creative, independent communications professionals in the Austin area — since 1995.
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Freelance Austin Blog
Covering Gender in the Media: A WCA@Lunch Program Recap
Taking time out from her busy schedule, Abby Johnston, editorial director of The 19th, provided WCA members with invaluable insights into “Covering Gender in the Media.” During this special WCA@Lunch on January 18, Johnston talked about how women’s and LGBTQ+ lenses...
Lessons from a 25-Year Serial Entrepreneur
Sharing insights gained from nearly 25 years as a serial entrepreneur, Catherine Jewell, The Career Passion® Coach, offered a wealth of tidbits and great advice during Freelance Austin’s recent lunchtime program held via Zoom on Wednesday, January 11. A Journalism...
Try Delegation to Find Your Zone of Harmony
Program Recap WCA and Freelance Austin jointly kicked off their fall programming on September 20th by hosting a lunchtime presentation by Stephanie Fritts, founder of Exec Wranglers. Fritts spoke to a dozen members over Zoom on “Creating Harmony Through Delegation.”...