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

It’s not unusual for freelancers to be faced with clients who are slow to pay. So how should you deal with these clients in a productive way?

“It’s the only way, really, to tell these kind of stories.” Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards winner Nicholas Hune-Brown on the freedom and advantages of freelancing.

Time management, scheduling techniques and efficient administrative systems will help you stay on track and move your business to the next level.

TORONTO: PWAC and CMG Freelance Together Again!


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CMG Freelance President Don Genova and PWAC President Doreen Pendgracs cordially invite all members of both associations in the Greater Toronto Area to join them at a ‘cross-pollination’ mixer on Wednesday, October 30th. Where: Pogue Mahone Pub and Kitchen, 777 [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 9-15


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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 around the web: How Freelance Travel Bloggers Can Increase Earnings [Read the full article…]

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 Born Freelancer on Clients Who Are Slow to Pay


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It’s not unusual for freelancers to be faced with clients who are slow to pay. So how should you deal with these clients in a productive way?

News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 1-7


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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 around the web: An Online Portfolio Can Change Your Career: [Read the full article…]

Vancouver freelancer fall social night October 23


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Summer’s over and the days are getting shorter and chillier, so come and warm up your week with a drink and some freelance camaraderie. Freelancers in the Vancouver area are invited to a social evening on Wednesday, October 23 at Red Racer [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Sept 24-30


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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 around the web: Photojournalists’ last shots [CJR} Net 90 payment [Read the full article…]

The 5-Minute Freelancer Q&A #42 — Nicholas Hune-Brown


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“It’s the only way, really, to tell these kind of stories.” Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards winner Nicholas Hune-Brown on the freedom and advantages of freelancing.

News for the Canadian media freelancer Sept 17-23


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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 around the web: The freelancers guide to getting found online [Read the full article…]

CBC Doc Mentorship program deadline October 7


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Audio freelancers, if you’re interested in making a documentary for CBC Radio, it’s time to get ready for another Doc Mentorship program deadline. Experienced audio freelancers are invited to submit a pitch to the program by October 7, 2019. The mentorship [Read the full article…]