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CMG Freelance social media workshop April 1 in Vancouver

Vancouver freelancers, get ready for a day-long workshop that will help you boost your social media skills in ways that will grow your influence and help you find new opportunities and potential clients. Don’t Fool Around! Learn the Right Way to Use Social Media is scheduled for Saturday, April 1st from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Vancouver […]

Posted on March 16, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Webinar: Storytelling for brands

Brand storytelling can be a lucrative industry for freelancers. Now, more than ever, brands are seeking the advice of artists (writers, podcasters, graphic designers, photographers) to help tell their stories in ways that authentically connect. The next in our series of professional development webinars will help you find success in this field.  The webinar Storytelling for […]

Posted on March 9, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Freelancers’ social night in Vancouver March 7

Vancouver-area freelancers, come out for a freelancers’ social night on Tuesday, March 7th at 6 p.m. at Central City Brewing (871 Beatty St).  CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome. There will be some CMG Freelance swag giveaways and lots of new freelance colleagues to meet. Please RSVP this week to freelance@cmg.ca to let us know if you can […]

Posted on February 28, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Webinar: “How To Go Viral Like A Journalist”

Ever wonder how BuzzFeed finds funny, heartwarming, or enraging viral news before everyone else? The next in our series of professional development webinars will look at how to track down content on social media, how to find the best tools that do the work for you, and how to make sure you’re not falling for a […]

Posted on February 21, 2017 at 9:31 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Webinar: “The Savvy Freelancer’s Guide to Contract Negotiation”

Negotiating contracts is one of the most challenging parts of freelancing. To help you out with that, CMG Freelance has planned a webinar called “The Savvy Freelancer’s Guide to Contract Negotiation.” It’s scheduled for Wednesday, February 15 at 6 PM EST and will be led by author and freelance writer Ann Douglas. Negotiating a writing contract doesn’t have to […]

Posted on February 7, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,

Panel discussion to launch Journalism in Crisis book February 9 in Toronto

Toronto journalists and freelancers, mark your calendars for next Thursday, February 9 at 5:30 p.m. for “The Future of Journalism in the Canadian News Media Ecology,” a free panel discussion and reception to launch the book Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada.  Panel speakers include Ed Greenspon (Public Policy Forum, […]

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Member survey: What social media training do you need?

CMG Freelance is planning a day-long social media workshop in Vancouver with Katt Stearns, recipient of the 2015 Canadian Digital Marketer of the Year Award. Katt can help you focus your social media energies in the most efficient way possible. But we want to know what you really need help with the most…and if you’d come to our workshop in March! […]

Posted on January 12, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Webinar for members January 18: “Inbox Zero”

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 forWednesday, January 18th, 2017 at 6pm ET, “Inbox Zero” will be presented by tech writer Luigi Benetton. Luigi will explain the concept […]

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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: , , , ,