Member of the week: Jim Manning, children's entertainer

We are proud to announce our first member of the week from outside New York City. His name is Jim Manning and he's a freelancer in Boston, Massachusetts. Jim is a children’s entertainer at birthday parties, but he's a world away from that clichéd clown or magician...

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Member of the week: Lucien Dodge, voice actor

Our newest member of the week is Lucien Dodge. Lucien works in the performing arts industry as a voice-over talent. His voice can be found in cartoons for children, narrations of films, commercials for cars and cell phones, and so much more. We particularly enjoy Lucien’s humor in his...

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What are our members up to?

Every so often, we'll be highlighting some of our members' work. Let us know if you're a journalist or author with a book or story coming out, a painter with a gallery opening, or an actor in a new play (or whatever other interesting thing you do--you get...

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Member of the week: Richard López, cinematographer

Our member of the week is Richard López. Rick works in the film and television industries as a cinematographer. A former professor of cinematography at Columbia University, Rick's work has been described as “expertâ€? by Variety. To view some of Rick’s work visit his website, and to...

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Member of the week: Juliette Aiyana

As the profile count on our Yellow Pages continues to rise (now above 1000!), the wide-ranging talents of our members appear to be limitless. One of these is our newest member of the week, Juliette Aiyana. Juliette is a Licensed Acupuncturist, as well as a Chinese Herbalist. It is her...

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Member Adrian LeBlanc named MacArthur Fellow!

Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, author of Random Family, is a Freelancers Union member--and now she's a certifiable genius, too. Today, the MacArthur Foundation released its annual list of fellows, recipients of the organization's prestigious "genius" grants.

Adrian LeBlanc

macfound.org
This year's list is characteristically diverse: the fellows range from...

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Freelancers Union celebrates 10th anniversary

Last night at BAM, founding members, supporters, and staff of Freelancers Union celebrated our organization's 10th anniversary! Thanks to all those who came out in the rain.
Sara Horowitz (gala)
Sara Horowitz Unplugged:
Executive Director of Freelancers Union thanks members & friends

In thanking the members and supporters of Freelancers Union, Executive Director...

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Member of the week: Richard Seldin, Musician

Our member of the week is Ronald Seldin. Ronald has been a musician for 50 years, specializing in the Shakuhachi. What exactly is that, you might ask? The Shakuhachi is a Japanese form of a flute, made from bamboo. Ronald is quite accomplished, as he is the head of the...

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Member of the week: Brian Preston-Campbell, food stylist

We are pleased to feature our newest Member of the Week, Brian Preston-Campbell. Brian works in the advertising industry as a food stylist. Don’t commercials and advertisements make that tall glass of beer, or that juicy burger, look good? Brian is the person who makes food look so good...

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Publicity opportunity for consultants

A national news outlet has asked us to put them in touch with freelancers who are consultants to corporate America. If you're bringing your expertise to a corporation--whether through conflict-resolution seminars for the staff or low-fat cooking techniques for the cafeteria--we want to hear from you. We'll...

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