Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 2-9

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler?

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From around the web:

Recently on Story Board:

  • CMG Freelance on the move: As of 2020, the independent membership portion of the Canadian Media Guild Freelance Branch will be moving to a new home at our parent organization, CWA-Canada. This move will give our group more autonomy to run our own affairs while at the same time preserving the benefits we currently enjoy from being part of a national media union…
  • CMG election December 5 to 9: The vote will take place from Thursday, December 5 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) to Monday December 9 at midnight (Eastern Time) using CMG’s online automated voting system run by an independent third-party…
  • Submissions open for the 2020 National Magazine Awards: If you’re a writer, photographer or illustrator who does freelance work for magazines, it’s time to start thinking about making a submission to the National Magazine Awards…

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Posted on December 8, 2019 at 8:00 pm by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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