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Urban Worker Project Skillshare in Vancouver March 1

Vancouver freelancers and independent creative workers, mark your calendars for an Urban Worker Project Skillshare on March 1. This day-long event will feature workshops and roundtables that will help independent workers develop the skills they need to build successful businesses and thrive in the changing world of work. The Skillshare is scheduled for Thursday, March 1 from 9:00 […]

Posted on February 14, 2018 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,

Winter Media Mixer February 13 in Toronto

Toronto-area media students and freelancers, you’re invited to a free mixer on Tuesday, February 13 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Watson’s (388 Richmond St W). Enjoy free snacks and drinks as you make connections with your colleagues working in the media. There will be mentors from several media outlets in attendance, including VICE, CBC, Corus Entertainment and […]

Posted on January 25, 2018 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Webinar: Reporting on Labour Issues with Sara Mojtehedzadeh

When Toronto Star reporter Sara Mojtehedzadeh went undercover on the croissant production line in a Toronto factory, she learned firsthand what workers were experiencing. “I was really conscious of keeping up with the pace of production and not losing my job and doing things right and making sure I didn’t get fired,” she told Story Board during […]

Posted on January 12, 2018 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Webinar: Get the Most Out of Your Instagram Account

Pictures are worth thousands of words and Instagram is where everyone is a photographer. With over 800 million users, it’s a social media platform you can’t ignore. Social media expert Katt Stearns will have lots of tips on how to use Instagram in her next webinar, including advice on building your account, proper use of hashtags, engaging […]

Posted on December 21, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

2018 National Magazine Awards submissions open

Have you written a great piece of magazine journalism this year? If your publisher isn’t planning to enter it for a National Magazine Award, you should consider entering it yourself… and once again you’ll get a discount on your entry fees. Entries for the 41st annual National Magazine Awards opened this week and the Freelancer Support Fund is […]

Posted on December 5, 2017 at 8:00 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Freelance social night in Vancouver November 7

Vancouver-area freelancers, come out for a casual social evening with peers and colleagues at Craft Beer Market (85 West 1st Ave) on Tuesday, November 7th from 6 to 8 p.m. CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome. Come and catch up with your freelance friends or meet some new ones. You never know what new […]

Posted on October 27, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Webinar: LinkedIn for Journalists

LinkedIn is often known only as a networking tool, though it can also be used as a powerful research tool. In this webinar, Katt Stearns will show you how to best to use this overlooked social media platform and answer the question, “should I pay to ‘go Pro’?” If you’re one of those people who […]

Posted on October 25, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

2018 Dalton Camp Award deadline December 1

The deadline for the 2018 Dalton Camp Award is approaching. The annual essay competition is open to submissions until Friday, December 1. The competition awards the best essay (or essays) about the link between democracy and the media in Canada. The competition is open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Essays must be written in English and […]

Posted on October 13, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Upcoming Doc Project mentorship program deadline October 15

Good news for freelance radio producers: there’s another deadline coming up this month for the CBC Doc Project Mentorship Program. You’ll need to get your pitches in by October 15th to be considered for this round of documentary production. The Doc Project is open to CBC employees and Canadian freelancers with demonstrated experience with audio. Past […]

Posted on October 4, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,

Toronto media mixer: Beyond Diversity

Toronto-area media students and freelancers, you’re invited to the free Beyond Diversity mixer on Wednesday, October 11th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Page One Cafe (106 Mutual St). From the “appropriation prize” fiasco, to the editorial decision to protect the identity of a woman who used a racial slur, these incidents over the last […]

Posted on September 27, 2017 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,