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Ten Reasons to Join CMG Freelance


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From contract advice to professional development opportunities, CMG Freelance president Don Genova gives you ten good reasons to join our freelance union.

The 5-Minute Freelancer Q&A #41 — Ayesha Barmania


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Advice on setting your freelance rates, the advantages of working on passion projects, and the importance of mentorship for emerging journalists.

Freelance Skill Share Extraordinaire – Pitfalls and Pitching for Freelancers


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Navigating freelance challenges to survive and thrive in the gig economy was the focus of a highly interactive workshop held recently in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Five Things Freelancers Should Know About Conferences… and why you should attend a few


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For freelancers, conferences are a double whammy: attend the right conference and you’ll get the ideas and the contacts for interviews at the same time.

How to know when it’s time for a refresh


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What are some signs that it’s time for people or companies to update their websites?

On Cue: Switching from Print to Podcast? It May Not Be as Big a Stretch as You Think


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The desire to create a community with a story is what often fuels such a move – and print and audio have more in common than you might think.

The Born Freelancer on (Not) Having Your Ideas Stolen


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When you’re a professional freelancer, you quickly come to the realization that your ideas are the very foundations of your creative existence. And so you must learn to protect them.

CWA Canada Associate Members Statement on Assange Arrest


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On Thursday, April 11th, Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange was arrested by British authorities outside of the Ecuadorian embassy after his asylum status was terminated. Shortly thereafter the United States Justice Department released an indictment charging Assange for a single count [Read the full article…]

PWAC panel advises freelancers to ask for raises


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Stagnant or low rates should motivate freelancers, not make them timid. That’s according to a panel of experienced freelancers who spoke recently at an event in Toronto.

The 5-Minute Freelancer Q&A #40 — Kalli Anderson


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Award-winning freelance audio producer Kalli Anderson spoke with Story Board about working in a variety of media and the importance of sharing information among freelancers.