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2021 Rory Peck Awards open for submissions


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Freelance video journalists living anywhere in the world can now submit their work for the 2021 Rory Peck Awards. The awards come with a cash prize and focus on international news and current affairs, with one category dedicated specifically to [Read the full article…]

‘Casual Friday’ and Give Us Your Thoughts


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CFG members, please join the CFG Board of Directors for another online ‘Casual Friday’ mixer on May 28 at 4:00 EDT. Part of the chat will be about the Board’s upcoming Strategic Planning Session. We’d love to hear your thoughts [Read the full article…]

CFG election results


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After the poll closed last night, Sunday May 9th, the following result has been certified by the Election Committee. Lisa Caroglanian Dorazio has been elected as the Director – Membership Management and Recruitment. Thanks to all who voted, the candidates, [Read the full article…]

The CFG poll is now open


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CFG members in good standing may now cast their ballots in the CFG election for Director-at-Large (Membership). The poll will close at 11:59pm Eastern Time, Sunday, May 9th. To read more about the candidates and view their introductory videos, click here.

Board of Directors Election Update and Candidate Profiles


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  There will be one CFG election held on May 7th to 9th, for the position of Director – Membership. There are two candidates, Lisa Caroglanian Dorazio from BC and Grant Frost from Nova Scotia. Voting will take place on [Read the full article…]

2021 Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards open for submissions


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Freelancers, if you’ve written about social justice issues this year, it’s time to submit your work for the Dave Greber Freelance Writers Book and Magazine Awards. The awards are now open for submissions and the competition closes on Friday, June [Read the full article…]

CBC Doc Mentorship Program spring deadline


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CBC Radio’s Doc Mentorship Program has a spring deadline approaching. Experienced audio freelancers are invited to submit a pitch to the program by May 7, 2021. The program, which is also open to all CBC employees, is accepting applications for [Read the full article…]

Nominations Open for Two Vacant Positions on the CFG Board of Directors


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The CFG Election Team is now accepting nominations for two vacant positions on the CFG Board of Directors: Treasurer, and Director at Large: Membership. According to the CFG Bylaws, the Treasurer “shall be responsible for the safe control and custody of [Read the full article…]

The Born Freelancer Stays Focused


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This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? We’d love to hear from you in the comments.   One of the most frequent complaints [Read the full article…]

Poll is Now Open! Vote for CFG Director: Membership


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CFG Election: Director: Membership Management and Development The election is open for voting and we need your participation! Poll will close at 11:59pm Eastern Time on Sunday, March 14th. To read more about the candidates and view their introductory videos, [Read the full article…]