Q&A: The Born Freelancer talks with Sam Levene about the life and times of CBC Radio drama

This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? Your input is welcome in the comments. As a follow up to my previous post about the death of CBC Radio drama I contacted CMG freelancer Sam Levene whose excellent [...]

Posted on May 11, 2012 at 9:54 am by editor · 2 Comments · Tagged with: , , , , ,

The Born Freelancer says goodbye to CBC Radio drama

This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? Your input is welcome in the comments. When this year is reviewed many significant deaths will be noted. None feel more deserving of attention today than the announced termination of [...]

Posted on April 27, 2012 at 11:45 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

How will the CBC cuts affect you?

The news that the CBC would lose 10 per cent of its budget — $115 million over three years — was worrying to both CBC employees and the millions of Canadians who watch, listen and read what it produces. But now we know who will feel those cuts most acutely. The details of the CBC [...]

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