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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Freelancers: “Level up” at the PWAC & CMG Freelance conference in Toronto September 20-23

Freelance writers, mark your calendars for the Professional Writers Association of Canada’s “Level Up: The Conference,” scheduled for September 20 to 23 in Toronto. For the first time, PWAC’s annual conference is being co-presented by CMG Freelance. The schedule of events is packed full of useful professional development and networking opportunities. The theme of this year’s conference is “Freelancers Level […]

Posted on July 24, 2018 at 11:00 am by editor · One Comment · Tagged with: , , ,

Will Work For Exposure conference for freelancers

There’s a conference on the horizon just for us, fellow Canadian freelancers. Will Work For Exposure: Culture Work in Precarious Times is a one-day event organized by Ryerson’s Centre for Labour Management Relations along with members of the Canadian Media Guild and ACTRA. The event, scheduled for October 19 at Ryerson’s Ted Rogers School of Management, will explore a variety of […]

Posted on September 21, 2012 at 8:54 am by Rachel · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Got a story about editorial independence (or lack thereof)?

We’re glad to share this call for stories about advertisers’ influence in newsrooms at magazines and newspapers. It comes from journalist Micah Luxen, who last year quit her job at the Kelowna Daily Courier, where, she says, advertisers had too much sway over editorial content. She’s collecting stories to share during a panel discussion at […]

Posted on January 23, 2012 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,

Event: Creative Freelancer Conference, June 23-24, Chicago

The Creative Freelancer Conference, sponsored by HOW magazine and Marketing Mentor, is happening in Chicago on June 23 and 24. Conference attendees will get: ● expert advice on marketing and finances ● insight into the fine art of balancing your work and home life ● details on developing a viable business plan ● plus ample […]

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