Jennifer Forker

Bio:

Jennifer Forker is the news and media relations manager at Regis University, with an office at the Northwest Denver Campus. She has 20 years of experience as a journalist, including more than 10 years as a freelance features reporter for The Associated Press. She has worked at several daily newspapers and for Alaska magazine. 

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Flash session: 5 pro tips for growing a freelance-writing business

Want to supplement your income (and your employer is OK with that)? Jennifer Forker will share her top tips for how to freelance on the side. Forker has been a freelance reporter for more than 20 years, picking up gigs around the country while following her vagabond journalist husband, Jim Clarke of the AP. She continues to freelance while working full-time in public relations. The barriers between PR and journalism have grown fuzzy in recent years. We also can discuss how to navigate that tricky divide.