Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer April 29-May 5

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?

From Canada: 

From the U.S. and beyond:


Last week on Story Board:

  • Coding + Storytelling = New Hybrid Career: For the latest Digital Media Mixer events on April 24th and 30th, 2014, CMG Freelance invited media, tech, creative and communications workers to hear from peers who are squaring the circle and trying to use these hybrid skills in coding and storytelling to do work that’s meaningful to them…
  • 2014 Peter Gzowski Life Literacy Fellowship: Have you got an interest in literacy? ABC Life Literacy Canada is looking for applications for its 2014 Peter Gzowski Life Literacy Fellowship…
  • 2014 Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards: Submissions are open for this year’s Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards. The book and magazine awards have been given annually since 2004 for excellence in research and storytelling on subjects related to social justice…


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.  


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