Free spaces in Toronto podcasting program available to CMG Freelance members

CMG Freelance is pleased to offer four free spaces in an upcoming Camp Tech Intro to Podcasting Program in Toronto. On Saturday, August 12th, professional podcast producer JP Davidson will lead you through this 6-hour workshop, complete with audio recording and editing exercises and information on how to publish your podcast once it’s complete. For more details […]

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Toronto media mixer: Digital security for journalists and filmmakers

In an era of mass surveillance and targeted intrusions, our privacy as media workers – and the security of our sources – is constantly threatened. How do we manage the risks while still reporting the stories that need to be told? Toronto-area journalists and filmmakers are invited to a mixer and round table discussion on […]

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Webinar: Facebook for journalists

How could you be using Facebook  to promote your work more effectively? Tune into our upcoming webinar with Katt Stearns to find out. Facebook for Journalists is scheduled for Thursday, June 29th at 3:00 p.m. EST. During this session, Katt will dive into what is working right now on Facebook and what’s not. You’ll learn how to […]

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Freelancers’ social night in Vancouver June 19

Vancouver-area freelancers, come out for a social evening with peers and colleagues on Monday, June 19 at 6 p.m. at Central City Brewing (871 Beatty St). CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome. Take a break from work to come and catch up with your freelance friends or meet some new ones. You never […]

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Toronto workshop: Privacy and digital security at the border

Toronto-area freelancers are invited to a free, hands-on workshop about digital security and privacy for journalists when crossing borders. It’s scheduled for June 12th from 6:15-9:30 pm at the Transmedia Zone (Ryerson University). The workshop will be led by Harlo Holmes, the director of newsroom digital security at Freedom of the Press Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting and advocating on […]

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Webinar: Tax Tips and Financial Planning for Freelancers

When you work for yourself – like so many of us do these days – your business finances ARE your personal finances, and if you’re not careful, things can get very messy. Join us for a webinar called Tax Tips and Financial Planning for Freelancers on Monday, June 5 at 3:00 p.m. E.T. and start to learn how […]

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Ticket giveaway for National Magazine Awards gala May 26 in Toronto

The 2017 National Magazine Awards nominations were announced last week and, as always, freelancers figure prominently among the nominees. And two of them are members of CMG Freelance. Congratulations to Alison Motluk, whose piece “A Journey to the Medical Netherworld” is nominated in the Personal Journalism category. And congratulations to Kalli Anderson, whose article “Cannabis Kids” is nominated […]

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Events for freelancers in Halifax May 3

Halifax freelancers, students and media workers, mark your calendars for a couple of great networking and professional development events planned for Wednesday, May 3. First of all, you’re invited to a free information session and lunch from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Dalhousie University Club Great Hall (1 Alumni Crescent). Speakers at the event include journalist […]

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Urban Worker Skillshare April 29 in Toronto

If you’re in the Toronto area, come and join CMG Freelance and the Urban Worker Project for a day-long workshop and after party for freelance and contract workers. It’s happening on Saturday, April 29th from 9:30 to 6 p.m. at Story Arts Centre, Centennial College (951 Carlaw Avenue). It’s an opportunity for freelancers to get together, network and share resources. There […]

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Media Mixer in Toronto April 25th

Toronto freelancers, students and media workers, come out for an evening of networking and information on April 25th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Watson’s (388 Richmond St W). This is a free event hosted by CMG Freelance, CWA Canada Associate Members and the Fairness in Factual TV campaign to explore the subject “Freelancer or Employee? Myths, Facts and […]

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