As Told To

By Jewel Wicker

Featuring insight into working as a freelance reporter and contextualizing Atlanta.

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#28・

Creations

I talked about my use of Notion to organize both the personal and professional aspects of my life a few issues ago so I figured it would be helpful to show you all a glance at my business homepage. It features links to all of the pages I use for business, a t…

 
#27・

Q2, is that you?

I hadn't taken any time off (outside of sick time) this year, so I gave myself three days off earlier this week and enjoyed a 5-day weekend. I'd like to tell you I went on a hike and cleaned my baseboards like I'd planned to do, but I honestly just stayed in …

 
#26・

(ICYMI) What Had Happened Was...

I've talked in previous issues about how I organize my work as a freelancer, using tools such as Toggl, Google Drive and handwritten to do lists. Previously, I've used Google Sheets to track my pitches, assignments, press hits and branded work each year. This…

 
#25・

What Had Happened Was...

I've talked in previous issues about how I organize my work as a freelancer, using tools such as Toggl, Google Drive and handwritten to do lists. Previously, I've used Google Sheets to track my pitches, assignments, press hits and branded work each year. This…

 
#24・

Here's how you can help build a newsroom that centers Black Atlantans

Hi, friends. I hope y'all were able to enjoy some time with family and friends last week. (And, I hope y'all have thrown your leftovers out by now...I'm so sorry.) I had a pretty chill Thanksgiving that involved spending time playing games and attempting to m…

 
#23・

Thank you, Jovita

I don't really have much to say today, nor do I have any desire to take away from the meaningful words of those who personally and intimately knew and loved Jovita Moore. Mostly, I just want to say thank you to an Atlanta media legend who has been an inspirat…

#22・

"...We Are Broken, Too"

If all the news is breaking all the time, then we are broken, too. - Sam SandersIf the first three years of working as a freelance reporter were about hurling myself at every possible opportunity, this past year has been about stepping back. Stepping into a n…

 
#21・

~Some News~

If you follow me on Twitter, you might already know I announced some major news this morning. Capital B, a non-profit news organization launched by Lauren Williams, former editor-in-chief of Vox, and Akoto Ofori-Atta, former managing editor of The Trace, will…