HackPack is Making Moves in Germany

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We strive to help you tell the stories that matter. But to do that, you need to be able to find and trust fellow journalists, videographers and photographers around the world. On June 28, we made our next step by launching our activities in Germany!

In Berlin, we hosted an event where about 70 media professionals joined us to get a taste of exactly what HackPack is. We shared with them the newest tools for finding, paying and managing freelancers around the world, led one of our secret meet ups on freelancing and provided our favorite Pimms Cups to smooth over conversation.

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It’s been almost two years since we launched Beta in Russia. And in that time, HackPack has already grown to a community of over 9700 media professionals in 148 countries.

Our focus on Germany will help you find colleagues to cover the upcoming German elections as well as match with an extremely engaged media market and the largest economy in Europe. Major publications such as Welt N24, Gruner & Jahr and Focus need to collaborate with journalists around the world, so get ready for more opportunities!

And get ready because in July, we’ll be announcing great new features that will help you take ownership of your community, collaborate with colleagues around the world and earn a living telling the stories that matter.

Here are a few photos from the event to make sure you don’t feel like you missed anything :) For more, visit our album.

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Justin Varilek, HackPack CEO, talks about the current coverage gap and how to help publications cover stories around the world.
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Rachel Stern and Wafaa Albadry share their experiences as freelance journalists in a panel session.

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