‘Event’

Webinar for members: How to pitch to The Doc Project

Radio freelancers, CMG Freelance is running a webinar with CBC’s Tanya Springer this week that will teach you how to pitch your documentary idea to The Doc Project. Click here to register for the event and mark your calendars for Wednesday November 23rd at 6 p.m. Eastern Time. If you can’t attend live, register anyway and you’ll be […]

Posted on November 21, 2016 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Digital Media Mixer in Toronto November 22

Freelancers, students and media workers are invited to a mixer in Toronto on Tuesday, November 22nd from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Watson’s (388 Richmond St. W, Toronto). It’s an opportunity to make connections with peers and mentors working in digital media, and to discuss the changing nature of media work. Mentors for the evening include Erika Tustin, digital […]

Posted on November 10, 2016 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,

Webinar for members November 16: “Inbox Zero”

* NOTE: This event has been postponed until Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 at 6pm ET. How many emails are piled up in your inbox right now? Hundreds? Thousands? Is it stressing you out? Want to do something about it? Our next webinar for members is just what you need. Scheduled for Wednesday, November 16th at 6pm ET, […]

Posted on November 9, 2016 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Toronto freelance mixer on November 2nd

Toronto-area freelancers, come and join CMG Freelance for a casual meet-up this week, on November 2nd from 6 to 8 pm at Bar Wellington at 520 Wellington Street West in downtown Toronto. We’ve got an upstairs room booked for the event. CMG Freelance members and potential members are all welcome. We’d like to meet you and hear […]

Posted on October 31, 2016 at 9:40 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Vancouver members: Enter to win a ticket to the Green Jobs BC Conference media workshop

Interested in learning how to report on the green economy? Enter to win one of four tickets to the media workshop at the upcoming Green Jobs BC conference, scheduled for November 24th from 9:00am to 12:30pm at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster, BC. CMG Freelance and CWA Associate Members are invited to email freelance@cmg.ca by next Friday, […]

Posted on October 26, 2016 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Social media webinar for members October 27th

Need to improve your social media skills? CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members are invited to a free webinar led by Elamin Abdelmahmoud, the social media editor at Buzzfeed Canada. Register here for the workshop, which is scheduled for Thursday, October 27th from 6 to 7 p.m. ET. After you register, you’ll be sent […]

Posted on October 19, 2016 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Freelancer meet-up in Vancouver on October 3

Vancouver-area freelancers, come and meet some colleagues for a freelancers’ social night on Monday October 3rd at 6 p.m. at Central City Brewing (871 Beatty St).  CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome. Join us for an evening of conversation, commiseration and celebration of the freelance lifestyle. We’ll even have door prizes! You could win one of our […]

Posted on September 27, 2016 at 7:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,

Victoria Freelancers: Register for our Perfect Pitch workshop

Victoria-area freelancers, CMG Freelance has a professional development opportunity coming your way next month. Every freelancer — whether new or experienced — can use some pitching practice. So join us for The Perfect Pitch, our day-long workshop on pitching. It’s scheduled for October 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Fisgard Street Forum (845 Fisgard Street). You’ll learn how […]

Posted on September 13, 2016 at 2:30 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Webinar for Members: Media Reporting on Sexual Violence in Canada

CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members are invited to a webinar exploring the challenges of reporting on sexual assault. The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, September 22nd at 6 p.m. Eastern Time. It’s being presented by femifesto, a Toronto-based collective focused on sexual violence and consent. The webinar will use case studies to explore responsible reporting on sexual […]

Posted on September 8, 2016 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,

Join the CMG at the CNE on Labour Day

Freelancers and other media workers are invited to join the Canadian Media Guild for a Labour Day parade in Toronto on Monday, September 5th. The parade starts at 9 a.m. at University and Queen Street West in Toronto and ends at the CNE where participants will get free admission to the fair. Family and friends welcome. If […]

Posted on August 24, 2016 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,