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Doc Mentorship Program deadline January 6


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Audio freelancers, CBC Radio’s Doc Mentorship Program has a winter round of mentorships available this year, and the deadline for applications is January 6, 2020. Experienced audio freelancers are invited to submit a pitch to the program, which is also [Read the full article…]

CMG Freelance On the Move


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As of 2020, the independent membership portion of the Canadian Media Guild Freelance Branch will be moving to a new home at our parent organization, CWA-Canada.

Submissions open for the 2020 National Magazine Awards


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If you’re a writer, photographer or illustrator who does freelance work for magazines, it’s time to start thinking about making a submission to the National Magazine Awards. The awards program has 18 writing and visual award categories, including feature writing, investigative [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 26-Dec 1


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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: Journalists-Turned-Entrepreneurs on How They Built Their Businesses [Read the full article…]

Dalton Camp Award submissions open December 2


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If you have thoughts about the link between democracy and the media in Canada, it’s time to start thinking about your entry for the 2020 Dalton Camp Award. Submissions for this year’s contest open on Monday, December 2.  The competition is [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 19-25


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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 to Self-Publish a Book: A Guide [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 12-18


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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: Productivity as a journalist [Cision Jobs] Everyone [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 5-11


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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 paying artists for their work can [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 29-Nov 4


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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 Logic raises $1.8 million in seed [Read the full article…]

National Magazine Awards seeking judges for 2020 awards season


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If you’re a freelance writer, illustrator, photographer or digital creator who publishes a significant amount of your work in Canadian publications, you’re invited to apply to be a judge for the 2020 National Magazine Awards, Digital Publishing Awards, or National Magazine Awards: B2B. [Read the full article…]