Pay Your Interns! film screening and discussion in Toronto March 12

Do you think interns ought to be paid for their work? So do we! Come and join us for a screening of the film Pay Your Interns! on March 12 in Toronto. The event was organized by filmmaker, Cynthia H. Pandev, who is also hosting the evening. The film screening will be followed by a lecture from Intern Nation author […]

Posted on March 2, 2016 at 9:06 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Freelance training and mentorship events in Halifax

There are a couple of great events coming up next month for freelancers and media students in Halifax. CMG Freelance and CWA Associate Members have two days of training and mentorship planned for March 1 and 2. Come out to an evening of training, mentorship and socializing on March 1st at The Company House (2202 Gottingen Street Halifax) […]

Posted on February 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Tax Tips webinar for members on February 25

Tax season is approaching, freelancers. If that thought makes you sweat, we’ve got an upcoming webinar for members that’s sure to take some of the stress out of the bookkeeping side of your business. CMG Freelance and CWA Associate Members are invited to “Keeping CRA Happy While You Do You: Tax Tips for Creatives,” a webinar with […]

Posted on February 9, 2016 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , , ,

CWA Canada Associate Members call for solidarity with Halifax journalists

by the CWA Canada Associate Member steering committee CWA Canada Associate Members are joining the Halifax Typographical Union (CWA Canada Local 30130) in calling on freelancers and student journalists to stand in solidarity with newsroom staff at The Chronicle Herald who could be on picket lines Saturday morning. Management at the daily newspaper, which gave […]

Posted on January 22, 2016 at 9:43 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Visual and Interactive Storytelling for Journalists webinar for members

Interested in interactive storytelling? CMG Freelance and CWA Associate Members are invited to a webinar with CBC interactive developers Alisa Mamak and Michael Leschart on Wednesday, January 13th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM ET. Mamak and Leschart will cover multimedia, data visualization, infographics, social and other online tools that you can use to enhance your stories. The webinar will […]

Posted on December 31, 2015 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Freelancing 101 webinar for members

If you’re just starting out as a freelancer, you’ll want to sign up for Freelancing 101, a webinar for CMG Freelance and CWA Associate Members with Toronto editor and writer Kelli Korducki. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, November 18th from 4:30 to 5:30 EST and will cover the ins and outs of building a career as a media freelancer. Topics […]

Posted on November 6, 2015 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,

Media Worker Forum in Toronto on November 14

CWA Canada is holding a free day of training and networking for students, volunteers and precarious media workers on Saturday, November 14th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Sears Atrium, George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre (245 Church St.) in Toronto. The day’s schedule includes mentorship sessions, a panel discussion on internships, and workshops on building […]

Posted on November 5, 2015 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Free podcasting webinar for CMG Freelance and CWA Associate Members

Wanna be a podcaster? JP Davidson’s upcoming podcasting webinar will help get you started… or take you to the next level. In this hour-long workshop, Davidson — a podcaster, radio producer and founder of the Canadian Sound & Story Workshop — will offer insights into the state of the industry, the resources available, and the best ways to launch and […]

Posted on September 17, 2015 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,