Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Sept 20-26

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, publishing, 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:

  • The 5-Minute Freelancer Q&A #32 — Jennifer Van Evra: Jennifer Van Evra is a Vancouver writer, broadcaster and university instructor. Her work has appeared in publications including the Globe and Mail, the Vancouver Sun, Vancouver magazine, the Georgia Straight, Mother Jones and more…
  • The Born Freelancer on Embracing Procrastination: I can’t believe I haven’t written about this yet. I guess I’ve just been… putting it off. Which makes perfect sense because most of my friends don’t call me “The Born Freelancer.” To them, I’m more “The Born Procrastinator”…
  • National Magazine Awards Foundation announces new initiatives: The National Magazine Awards Foundation announced a number of changes this week. In a press release yesterday, the foundation said that the changes are designed to “maintain and advance the NMAF’s 40-year status as the gold standard of creative excellence”…

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 September 26, 2016 at 9:00 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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