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Anna Codrea-Rado

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Anna Codrea-Rado is a journalist, podcaster and campaigner.

She writes about business, culture and technology with a particular focus on working life, and has appeared in publications including the New York Times, the Guardian, BBC, Wired, the Paris Review, New York Magazine.

In 2017, when she first went freelance, she started a newsletter about her experience of losing a job and striking out on her own. The Professional Freelancer has since grown into a weekly staple for thousands of readers, who turn to it for its candid advice on how to make freelancing a viable career choice. As a vocal proponent for freelance workers’ rights, Anna launched the #FairPayForFreelancers campaign in 2019. The campaign calls upon the media to pay its freelancers fairer, better and faster.

Alongside the writer Tiffany Philippou, Anna co-hosts the hit weekly podcast Is This Working with guests including the bestselling author Laura Jane Williams; award-winning journalist, Vicky Spratt; and the American writer, Gretchen Rubin.

Anna lives in London.

Books by Anna Codrea-Rado

You're the Business

A practical guide for the modern freelancer, side-hustler and creative entrepreneur, from Anna Codrea-Rado, activist, journalist, and 'expert freelancer'.

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