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

Recently on Story Board:

  • Audio rate card survey aims to empower freelance producers: A group of freelance producers are running a survey of freelance audio production rates in an effort to gain a better understanding of how much producers are charging for their services across the country…
  • SABEW Canada’s 2018 Best In Business Awards are open for submissions: Freelance business writers, it’s time to apply for the SABEW Canada Best in Business awards. Submissions opened this week for the 5th annual awards program, which covers work published, broadcast and posted during the 2018 calendar year…
  • BuzzFeed Canada staff file to unionize: The Canadian Media Guild (CMG), media union CWA Canada’s biggest local, is filing with the Ontario Labour Relations Board and the Canada Industrial Relations Board after a majority of the 10 BuzzFeed staff in Toronto signed union cards…

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