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Saturday, April 18 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Publishing Platforms

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As a freelancer, how can you find outlets and audiences that both appreciate your work and are willing to pay for it--or in some cases, help you access crowdfunding for it? Hear from representatives of publishing platforms that connect writers with publishers and potential readers/listeners/viewers. How do they work and what can you do to maximize your chances of success when using them?

Moderators
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Liz Enochs

Senior Editor, Charles Schwab
Liz Enochs, an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience, is a Senior Editor at Charles Schwab. She’s worked as both a reporter and an editor, and has written pieces ranging from features to profiles to investigative stories. Her experience includes work as a senior editor at Hanley Wood, where she edited stories for two magazines, Affordable Housing Finance and Apartment Finance Today. She previously worked at Red Herring... Read More →

Speakers
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Mark Armstrong

Editor / Founder, Longreads (Automattic / WordPress.com)
Mark Armstrong (@markarms) is an editor for Automattic / WordPress.com and the founder of Longreads, a global community for finding and sharing outstanding storytelling on the web. Armstrong first started Longreads as a hashtag on Twitter in 2009; the company was acquired by WordPress.com's parent company Automattic in April 2014. Longreads recently moved into original storytelling, working with writers and publishers around the world.
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Peter Beller

Director of Content Strategy, IZEA, Inc. / Ebyline
Peter C. Beller, Director of Content Strategy at IZEA/Ebyline, is a former Forbes magazine writer and Knight-Bagehot fellow at Columbia University. At IZEA/Ebyline he helps brands, agencies and publishers connect and work with journalists to produce quality content across legacy and digital media.
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Catherine Hollander

Editorial Director, Beacon
Catherine Hollander is the editorial director at Beacon, where she helps writers and publications find reader support for their work. Prior to joining Beacon, she covered health care and economic policy as a staff correspondent for National Journal in Washington, D.C. Her writing has also appeared in Modern Healthcare, Market News International, and Bon Appetit.


Saturday April 18, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Hotel Whitcomb (Lombard)

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