CAJ Conference opening night freelance mixer in Winnipeg May 2

Freelancers, if you’re going to be in Winnipeg during the CAJ’s annual conference next month, you’re invited to a casual opening night mixer sponsored by CMG Freelance. Come out to Tavern United Bell MTS Place (345 Graham Ave) at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 2nd. It’s a chance to meet some freelance colleagues from across the country for a […]

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Annual CAJ conference features sessions for freelancers

The annual Canadian Association of Journalists conference is less than a month away and this year’s event features some special programming for freelancers. According to CAJ Toronto president Brent Jolly, the CAJ has been working to bring more discussion about freelance journalism into this year’s conference, which is happening from May 3 to 5 at […]

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PWAC Toronto deep research seminar April 23

Toronto-area writers, mark your calendars for another PWAC professional development seminar. “Deep Research: Practical Tips and Techniques” is scheduled for Tuesday, April 23 from 7:00 to 8:45 p.m. at the Miles Nadal JCC (750 Spadina Avenue). The seminar will offer practical information about conducting in-depth research online, in person, at libraries and other places.You’ll pick up some tips on locating […]

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Montreal Media Mixer and Post-Strike Celebration

The CWA Canada Associate Members program is inviting working journalists, freelancers, students and professors who lent their support to the recent Concordia journalism strike against unpaid internships to celebrate with a media mixer. The mixer is scheduled for Thursday, April 4 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church of Montréal (Phoenix Hall) located at […]

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Vancouver freelancers invited to NPAC “Mix and Mingle”

BC media freelancers are invited to a “Mix and Mingle” with members of the News Photographers Association of Canada as they begin their conference in Vancouver next month. Please come and join in the fun and network with photographers and other freelancers at the opening night of the Capture Photography Festival on Thursday, April 11th at 6 p.m. […]

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PWAC Toronto editing seminar March 25

Toronto-area writers, there’s an evening seminar coming up that will teach you how to do a better job of editing your own work. “Polishing Your Work: From Expert Tips to Editorial Workflows” is presented by PWAC Toronto Chapter and Magazines Canada on Monday, March 25  from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre. […]

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Webinar: Tax time freelance finances

Tax time is coming up and a CMG Freelance free webinar is just what you need to start to learn how to run your sole-proprietorship finances. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 26th at 12 noon ET (9am PT) for a financial “lunch-and-learn” (or “breakfast-and-learn” if you’re on the west coast) with the New School of Finance. […]

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Next CBC Doc Makers deadline March 5

Audio freelancers, the next deadline for CBC Radio’s Doc Makers mentorship program is March 5.  There are three programs accepting applications: the Doc Mentorship Program, the Current’s Advanced Doc Maker Program and the Emerging Indigenous Doc Maker Program. CBC employees, temps, and experienced Canadian audio freelancers are invited to pitch sound-rich, unique stories to the programs. If your […]

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Post-holiday freelancer meet-up in Vancouver January 29

Vancouver-area freelancers, come and meet some colleagues for a freelancers’ social night on Tuesday January 29th at 5:30 p.m. at Red Racer Taphouse (formerly Central City Brewing at 871 Beatty St).  CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome. Get away from your desk and join us for a drink and some conversation with other local freelancers. Please RSVP this week to freelance@cmg.ca to let […]

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2019 Dalton Camp Award deadline December 1

The deadline for the 2019 Dalton Camp Award is fast approaching. The annual essay competition is open to submissions until Friday, December 1 at 8 p.m. EST. The competition offers prizes for the best essay or essays about the link between democracy and the media in Canada. The competition is open to Canadian citizens and […]

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