Ep 66: Gabby Shacknai - New York based Journalist and Editor - Complexities of Working as a Freelancer- Her Writing Approach and Pitching Style - Struggles with Setting High Expectations for Herself


Summary: <p>Season 4 of The City Confessions kicks off with our first guest featuring Gabby Shacknai, a New York-based journalist and editor who covers beauty and wellness, food and travel, and lifestyle. Her work has appeared in Fortune, ELLE, Travel + Leisure, Air Mail, Departures, and Women's Health, among other outlets. Gabby talks about how she discovered her love for storytelling and journalism at an early age and how her journey to pursuing her dream job has led her to now become a freelance writer. She also talks about the complexities and realities of freelancing and how she is trying to make a name for herself as a writer and editor through her pitches and relationships.  Gabby also opens up about the struggles with setting high expectations for herself and her fear of never feeling satisfied or completely happy, at least in a professional setting. As a highly ambitious individual, Gabby is inspiring and will surely motivate you all to do more and be more! Feel free to follow Gabby on <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gabbyshacknai/?hl=en"><u>Instagram </u></a>and be sure to also check out her latest articles on her <a href="http://gabbyshacknai.com/"><u>website</u></a>. If you have any questions or feedback regarding this episode, you can email <a href="mailto:thecityconfessions@gmail.com"><u>thecityconfessions@gmail.com</u></a>.</p> --- Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/thecityconfessions/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/thecityconfessions/support</a>