Level Up conference registration deadline extended to September 18

The deadline to register for Level Up: The Conference has been extended until end of day Tuesday, September 18. The conference will feature professional development sessions and networking opportunities in Toronto from September 20 to 22.

Speakers include: 

David Hayes: David is an award-winning journalist and author. In addition to having written three nonfiction books of his own, he is an in-demand ghostwriter in the book publishing industry. His articles, essays and reviews have appeared in major publications, among them Toronto Life, The Walrus, The New York Times Magazine, The Globe and Mail, Reader’s Digest, The Guardian, and Report on Business magazine.

Robyn Urback: Robyn Urback is an opinion columnist with CBC News and a producer with the CBC’s Opinion section. She previously worked as a columnist and editorial board member at the National Post.

Tanya Springer: Tanya is a Senior Producer with CBC Podcasts and is the creator of the Doc Project on CBC Radio. Her first feature-length radio documentary, which explored India’s unregulated surrogacy industry, won the Canadian Medical Association’s Award for Excellence in International Reporting.

Ann Douglas: Ann is the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio and a bestselling parenting book author. She is the author of numerous books about pregnancy and parenting and is the creator of The Mother of All Books series. The books in the series have sold over half a million copies in North America to date.

Don Genova: Don is the president of the Canadian Media Guild’s Freelance Branch, which represents independent and CBC-based freelance workers across Canada. He is also a BC-based award-winning freelance food journalist. His first book, Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, was published in April, 2014.

Alison Motluk: Alison is a freelance journalist who works in print and audio. Alison’s clients include CBC, Hazlitt, CMAJ News, The Economist, The Globe and Mail and others. She is the Toronto representative of the CMG Freelance executive.

Rita Silvan: Rita is a freelance financial journalist specializing in personal finance, investing and lifestyle content for women. She is the former editor-in-chief of ELLE Canada magazine and has over 20 years’ experience as a leader in women’s consumer magazine publishing.

Carolyn Camilleri: Carolyn has been an editor, writer, and copywriter since 1996. Her portfolio runs the gamut from magazine writing and editing, including launching several publications and a very long list of articles for consumer and trade magazines, to corporate copywriting, annual reports, proposals, whitepapers, promotional materials, ghostwriting, social media, and websites.

Level Up: The Conference is being co-presented by the Professional Writers Association of Canada and CMG Freelance.

CMG Freelance still has a couple of free conference passes (worth $375) to give away to new members who join the union. For details on how to take advantage of that offer check out this Story Board post.

And to see the full program and register to attend, check out the conference website.

Posted on September 16, 2018 at 9:00 am by editor · · Tagged with: , ,

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