Archive for the ‘supports’ Category

March events for students and freelancers in Halifax


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CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members are collaborating on three upcoming events in Halifax. Two free training and networking sessions for students, freelancers and other media workers, and the third is an action in solidarity with the Halifax Chronicle [Read the full article…]

Media Worker Forum


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We’re excited to be hosting a free day of training, discussion and networking for student, volunteer, and precarious media workers. Food and drinks will be provided throughout the day. FREE – REGISTER HERE WHEN — Saturday, November 14, 11:00 AM [Read the full article…]

Upcoming webinars – Free for members


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CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members are presenting two great webinars this fall. These are free sessions for members, register at the links below! Intro to Podcasting When: Wednesday, September 30 at 4:30 PM EST Instructor: JP Davidson Cost: [Read the full article…]

Free Online Seminar – Pitch Perfect


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Tuesday, February 10 7 PM – 8 PM (EST) Location:  Online via Spreecast It may sound simple, but there are numerous unwritten rules to the magazine query. Know the audience and “study the book” are just a few, but there’s [Read the full article…]

The Media Works Project


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The growing precarity of media work and the decline in labour reporting at most media outlets, led CWA Canada Associate Members, the National Campus and Community Radio Association and the Canadian University Press to create the Media Works project. The [Read the full article…]

After Foley: Supporting international freelancers

By datejie cheko green. Storify by Steph Guthrie
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On 9 September 2014, Columbia University’s Journalism school streamed “After James Foley: Covering Conflict When Journalists are Targets”. The conversation generated more than 900 tweets worldwide, with much focus on the unique risks to freelance reporters. CMG Freelance storifies the highlights.

Getting Hired! Resume, cover letter and interview advice from industry pros


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Join us for an online Q&A for emerging media workers! Organized by Canadian University Press and CWA Canada Associate Members Date: Tuesday, September 16 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET Speakers: Käthe Lemon – Editor in Chief of Avenue Magazine,  [Read the full article…]