freelancer freelancer  /f ˈri ˌlæn sər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them

Usage(s):

  1. The photographer, Mannie Garcia, was at the time a freelancer for the Associated Press.
  2. Frank Chikowore, a 26-year-old independent freelancer, was arrested in mid April and held for 17 days.
  3. It was the work of James Cameron, 54, a British freelancer who was writing for the London Evening Standard.

News

  1. Former La Salle SID, AP freelancer Bob Lyons dies

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bob Lyons, who covered Philadelphia sports legends from Bob Clarke to Reggie White during 35 years as a freelancer for The Associated Press, has died. He was 73.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

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    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bob Lyons, who covered Philadelphia sports legends from Bob Clarke to Reggie White during 35 years as a freelancer for The Associated Press , has died. He was 73.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post

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Quotes

  1. "Freelancers also lack any safety net to fall back on during hard times," Bloomberg said. "If a company lays you off, you can collect unemployment. But if you're a freelancer and you lose all your clients, good luck. That's not healthy for...
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Bloomberg

  2. "I admire Richard because he's passionate about the story, and he cares," Lara Logan, CBS's chief foreign correspondent, says from Iraq. "When he was a freelancer with no real support, he wasn't afraid to stay on his own in Baghdad for 'shock...
    on Oct 25, 2006 By: Lara Logan Source: Washington Post

  3. "Joe Paterno started the whole thing of me being a freelancer and it has continued through my whole career unwarranted," Arrington said. "I've been called a freelancer doing what I was asked to do. If I ran into any gap I wanted, how long...
    on Dec 28, 2005 By: LaVar Arrington Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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