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September event: The Freelancers Forum

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It’s tough times for publishing — maybe it’s time to think about the next step.

If you’ve considered freelancing, but don’t know where to begin, we’ve got the panel for you.

Donna FrancavillaDonna Francavilla, freelance broadcast reporter/consultant

  • Owner, Frankly Speaking Communications LLC, providing consulting services, voice work, writing, ad placement. Besides reporting on some of Birmingham’s most prominent news stories, Donna is a radio and television consultant. donnafrancavilla.com

Julie KeithJulie Keith, editor-in-chief, Thicket Magazine

  • Thicket magazine functions in equal measures as an educational and entertainment piece, a journalistic road map of the state. Julie previously worked at Portico and Alabama magazines.

Jean McLeanJean M. McLean, freelance writer/editor

  • Freelance writer/editor specializing in corporate, construction, real estate, medical, travel, home and Christian interests. Regular contributor to Birmingham News, Portico, Southern Breeze, Samford University’s Seasons, Birmingham Home and Garden, Birmingham Parent and Birmingham Medical News, among others.

You told us you wanted more in-depth discussions and training, so join the discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Wine Loft downtown [map].

  • 5:30 p.m. — meet and greet
  • 6-7 — panel discussion

E-mail your questions in advance to us. The event is free and open to everyone.

Anyone in media, advertising, PR and Web should stop by — please tell your colleagues, friends and enemies to join us. Complete details are available on the Evite.

Questions? Contact us or leave a comment.

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August event: Til Tuesday

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Time for a change — a big change.

You told us when to meet, and from now on, we’ll gather on Tuesdays!

The MOB meets on Tuesday, Aug. 19, for our monthly mixer. Head over to Matthew’s Bar and Grill on Morris Avenue [map] for a summer closeout blowout. Join us anytime from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Anyone in media, advertising, PR and Web should stop by — please tell your colleagues, friends and enemies to join us. Complete details are available on the Evite.

Questions? Contact us or leave a comment.

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We’re so happy the MOB’s doing well, after the jump …

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Photos from That Éire Feeling

The luck and the bling of the Irish was with us in March at Speakeasy 1920 downtown. A hearty thanks to those who visited on St. Patrick’s Day.

(Coming up April 21, a night on the patio at the Grape at the Summit.)

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March event: That Éire Feeling

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Get your St. Patrick’s Day (night) started right with the MOB. Join us at Speakeasy 1920 [map] downtown for our March gathering.

We’ll be there from 5:30 and 7:30 on Monday, March 17. Anyone in media, advertising, PR and Web should stop by — please tell your colleagues, friends and enemies to join us. Complete details are available on the Evite.

Questions? Contact us or leave a comment.

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A video to put you in the mood, after the jump …

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Photos from Strike Rerun

Another February, another night at the Metro Bistro downtown. Thanks to all who came out for our mixer, and look out for our St. Patty’s Day spectacular.

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February event: Strike Rerun

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[Due to the writer’s strike, we present this invitation rerun.]

Come on out for the big President’s Day blowout, after shopping the crazy linen sales. Drop by any time between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Metro Bistro downtown.

We’ll be there from 5:30 and 7:30 on Monday, Feb. 18. Anyone in media, advertising, PR and Web should stop by — please tell your colleagues, friends and enemies to join us. Complete details are available on the Evite.

Questions? Contact us or leave a comment.

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