As the media industry continues to grow and evolve, so do the opportunities for people to enter and participate in this space.

To many, freelancing in this industry makes a lot of sense because, in theory, media professionals can produce content anywhere.

As an industry that is so reliant on human interest, having the freedom to explore different environments and conduct in-field research is often advantageous for these professionals. This is because it allows them to produce work that is unique and of better quality.

What's more, is that freelancing offers these creative professionals the opportunity to work on a wide variety of different projects. This develops them into incredibly versatile, multitalented individuals with vast pools of knowledge in their field. Furthermore, this type of work proves to be more exciting for these industry professionals as it constantly keeps them on their toes.

So, if this all sounds appealing to you, be sure to stick around as media update’s Lara Smit gives you guidance on five professions that are available to you in the freelancing media space.

Let's have a look at your options:

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Now that you know which career you would like to pursue, here are Five tips for all the freelancer newbies in the media space.
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