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Our Network level is a platform for developing your freelance career.
The Study Hall community on our email Listserv and Slack channels can answer any work question. Our databases can help you find any editor contact, figure out how to pitch a publication, negotiate contracts, or find inspiration for stories. We have pitch guides, sample book proposals, and more. Network subscribers also get access to our Study Hall Creative newsletter and listserv.
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Study Hall Listserv
Exchange tips with more than 4,500 other media workers
Access our Listserv and editorial content only. On the Listserv, we discuss the ups and downs of the media industry, share our work, and debate best practices, from journalism to criticism and book publishing.
The Listserv archive has thousands of previous threads with answers to any conceivable freelancing question. Does not include access to Slack or databases.
Media Workers of Color
Our subsidized membership program
This tier is for media workers of color who cannot afford higher-priced levels. Subsidized members get access to everything Study Hall offers. This level includes all Network benefits, like Slack and editor databases.
Others who face structural bias in the industry may also be approved. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
Digest and Opportunities Newsletters
Weekly media commentary, job and pitch calls, and original features
Every Monday, Study Hall recaps the week in media for our 6,000+ subscribers with news, analysis, and reporting. Our opportunities newsletter runs every Wednesday and collects pitch calls and media jobs with rates and salaries included.
This subscription also includes our original features, essays, and Q&As with writers and editors. Read a recent sample Digest edition here.