Jon Cornwell, CEO, Newsflare (a former management consultant) is helping thousands of freelance journalist to earn their living while enjoying their freelance lifestyle.
Jon co-founded Newsflare in April 2011 with a very simplified process where freelance journalist shoots the videos and upload them at Newsflare. Newsflare sells them to News organizations and as they are sold, you get paid by PayPal.
Jon shared about his experience about founding the Newsflare at the London Hacks Hackers Connect (a journalist and media entrepreneurs event sponsored by Google News lab) in London.
He emphasized the “need to have proper guidelines, process and importance of company insurance in place when distributing content”.
Newsflare News platform has around 20,000 registered users with more than 1$ million revenue a year.
It supplies video to more than 200 news organisations and help contributors with recognition and financial rewards. It also aims to cover and expand into China in the year 2016.
London Hacks Hackers Connect Journalist Summit 2016 was hosted by Hacks/Hackers London@took place at Rainmaking Loft in London from 5th Feb 2016 till 7th Feb 2016.
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