Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer June 12-18

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 Canada: 

From The U.S. and beyond:

Recently on Story Board:

  • A Tricky Transition: Can Good Writers Become Competent Editors?: Veteran freelance writers exhausted by the endless cycles of feast or famine often reach a point in their career where they fantasize, “I want one of those cush editing jobs!” But do strong writing skills automatically translate into editorial talent?…
  • Vancouver freelancer social night June 26: CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome to drop by this semi-regular gathering for drinks, snacks and conversation. It’s an opportunity to catch up with some old freelance friends or meet a few new ones.

Spot a story you think we should include in next week’s Off the Wire? Email the link to or tweet us at @storyboard_ca.

Posted on June 18, 2018 at 6:00 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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