2019 Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards open for submissions

Freelancers, if you’ve written about social justice issues this year, it’s time to submit your work for the Dave Greber Freelance Writers Book and Magazine Awards. The awards are now open for submissions and the competition closes on Friday June 28, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. PST. The awards honour the memory of Dave Greber, a Calgary-based […]

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SABEW Canada’s 2018 Best in Business Awards are open for submissions

Freelance business writers, it’s time to apply for the SABEW Canada Best in Business awards. Submissions opened this week for the 5th annual awards program, which covers work published, broadcast and posted during the 2018 calendar year. There are 15 categories for this year’s awards, including new categories for outstanding achievement, best young journalist, and best trade […]

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Entries open for Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award

Canadian photojournalists with less than five years of experience can now apply for the tenth annual Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award. This six-week paid internship at The Canadian Press head office in Toronto will take place sometime between April and September 2019. Students, freelance photographers and photographers employed at regional or non-daily publications are all eligible to apply. The […]

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Submissions open for the 2019 National Magazine Awards

If you’ve written a great piece of magazine journalism this year, the time has come to make a submission to the National Magazine Awards. If your publisher isn’t planning to submit your work, you can submit it yourself — and the awards foundation even offers freelancers a discount on entry fees. The Freelancer Support Fund offers […]

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2018 Dave Greber Awards open for submissions

Freelance writers, if you’ve focused your work on social justice issues this year, it’s time to apply for the Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards. The competition opened this week and the submissions deadline is Friday, June 22 at 5 p.m. PST.  The awards honour the memory of Dave Greber, a Calgary-based freelancer who wrote extensively about social […]

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2017 SABEW Canada Best in Business Awards open for submissions

  Freelance business writers, it’s time to get your application together for the SABEW Canada Best in Business awards. The 4th annual awards will be given to work published or broadcast during the 2017 calendar year. There are ten categories for this year’s awards, including investigative, personal finance, breaking news coverage, profile, and long-form and short-form […]

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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 […]

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2017 Ali Mustafa Memorial Award for freelance photojournalists open for applications

Freelance photojournalists are invited to apply for the 2017 Ali Mustafa Memorial Award for People’s Journalism. The award is granted to young photojournalists in honour of Ali Mustafa, a Canadian freelance photographer killed in Aleppo, Syria in 2014. Applications for this year’s award close on December 15, 2017. Mustafa’s work had been featured in The Guardian, Le Nouvel […]

2017 Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards open for submissions

After taking a break in 2016, the Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards are back this year. Submissions for the 2017 awards opened this week. Created in 2004 in the memory of freelance writer Dave Greber, the awards are given to writers of social justice-related non-fiction. There are two awards — one for books and one for magazines. The book award […]

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SABEW Canada Best in Business awards application deadline February 16

If you’re a freelance business writer, it’s time to get your application ready for the 2017 SABEW Canada Best in Business awards competition. There are 11 different award categories, including commentary, feature and investigative. Applications are open to SABEW Canada members in good standing. Freelancers even get a break on the entry fee, paying $30 USD […]

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