Freelance Forum Autumn 2023

nujFFFreelance Forum Autumn 2023 is coming soon. Mark your diary now, and reserve your place below for Freelance Forum Autumn 2023 on Monday 16 October.

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The Autumn 2023 Freelance Forum will consist of a one-day in person event at the Gresham Hotel, Dublin. FFP2 masks and hand gel will also be provided.

Freelance Forum is a regular one day event designed to keep freelance journalists up to date with the latest developments in their industry. Aimed at writers, photographers and PR practitioners, and hoping to cover print, broadcast and online media, it is organised by Dublin Freelance NUJ branch with support from Coimisiún na Meán.

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And don’t forget to check out the Freelance Forum Podcast Series, with new episodes released monthly. Available on the podcatcher app of your choice.

Time: 10.00AM – 4.30PM
Date: Monday 16 October 2023
Venue: Gresham Hotel, O’Connell Street, Dublin 1

The programme of events is available here [Forum Programme]. Keep an eye on this page as we hope to add extra guests closer to the date.


  • Opening Address by Dr Natasha Hirst, NUJ President and freelance journalist.
  • Rage Against The (A.I.) Machine?: The industrial and professional issues facing journalists and publishers in dealing with veracity as new technologies emerge. With Dr Natasha Hirst, NUJ president and freelance journalists, Seamus Dooley, Assistant General Secretary, NUJ, Adam Maguire, RTÉ business journalist and broadcaster, Dr Harry Browne, senior lecturer, TUD School of Media, and Stephanie Costello, freelance journalist..
  • Pitching To The Press, Aaron Rogan, deputy editor, Business Post, Jennifer Stevens, features editor, Sunday Times, Jessie Collins, editor, Irish Tatler, and Fiona Kenny, copywriter.
  • Social Media: The Next Wave – Between Bluesky, Threads, the implosion of Twitter, the stuttering rise of Mastodon, and whatever is going on with TikTok, Substack and the like, it’s time for a Social Media briefing at the Freelance Forum.
    Melanie Boylan Founder and Co-Owner of STOMP Social Media Training, outlines the best social media strategies for the future. journalist.

Attendance at the Forum is €5 for NUJ members, and €20 for non members.

If you have any queries or would like to arrange a block booking, contact

The programme of events is available here [Forum Programme].


Attendance at the Forum is €5 for NUJ members, and €10 for non members. You can reserve your place below using Paypal or your credit card.

Freelance Forum: NUJ Members [and students] €5.00

Freelance Forum: Non-Members €20.00

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