Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 3-10

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, publishing, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler?

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From Canada: 

From The U.S. and beyond:

Recently on Story Board:

  • 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…
  • Crafting the “Reactive Story” — Reworking News Stories Into Web Features: If you’re as ADD as most writers I know, you probably spend a bit of your day on social media and get a significant amount of your news from what your friends are posting or tweeting. And, if you’re in story-hunting mode, (and you should always be in story hunting mode), you might think of a fresh angle and, even better, have the perfect editor to pitch it to…

Spot a story you think we should include in next week’s Off the Wire? Email the link to or tweet us at @storyboard_ca.

Posted on October 10, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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