Ottawa media workers, students and freelancers: mark your calendars for an exciting evening of mentorship and networking. You're invited to a media mixer on April 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Clocktower Brew Pub (200 Elgin Street).
CWA Canada associate members is hosting this event to give media workers a chance to make connections with peers and mentors, discuss career paths and the changing nature of media work and learn about some of the intern advocacy work being done at CWA Canada.
Mentors for the evening include Jon Wiling (Ottawa City Hall reporter for the Ottawa Citizen and Ottawa Sun), Michelle Zilio (parliamentary reporter for the Globe and Mail), Evan Przesiecki (Narcity Canada), Ryan Tumilty (Metro News Ottawa), JP Davidson (podcast producer and radio journalist), Vassy Kapelos (Global News and Global National Ottawa Bureau Chief), and Katie Simpson (CBC News).
Everyone's welcome and snacks and drink tickets will be provided.
Entry to this event is completely free, though there will be a tip jar at the door to the venue to accept donations. Any and all contributions will be donated to the Halifax Typographical Union, a local of CWA Canada whose members at the Chronicle Herald have been on strike for over 400 days.
For full details about this event and to register for your ticket, check out this Eventbrite page.