Posts Tagged ‘advice’

Free Webinar – Tax Tips for Freelancers

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Keeping CRA Happy While You Do You: Tax Tips for Creatives Thursday, February 25 6 PM – 7 PM ET REGISTER HERE Everyone wants to do the right thing when it comes to taxes, but not everyone knows what the [Read the full article…]

March events for students and freelancers in Halifax

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CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members are collaborating on three upcoming events in Halifax. Two free training and networking sessions for students, freelancers and other media workers, and the third is an action in solidarity with the Halifax Chronicle [Read the full article…]

Upcoming webinars – Free for members

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CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members are presenting two great webinars this fall. These are free sessions for members, register at the links below! Intro to Podcasting When: Wednesday, September 30 at 4:30 PM EST Instructor: JP Davidson Cost: [Read the full article…]

Free Online Seminar – Pitch Perfect

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Tuesday, February 10 7 PM – 8 PM (EST) Location:  Online via Spreecast It may sound simple, but there are numerous unwritten rules to the magazine query. Know the audience and “study the book” are just a few, but there’s [Read the full article…]

The Media Works Project

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The growing precarity of media work and the decline in labour reporting at most media outlets, led CWA Canada Associate Members, the National Campus and Community Radio Association and the Canadian University Press to create the Media Works project. The [Read the full article…]

Media Mixer!

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Free event for media students, volunteers, interns and precarious workers Wednesday, November 12 6:00 PM The Foundery, 376 Bathurst Join us for drinks and snacks as we meet one another and talk about the opportunities and barriers facing us in [Read the full article…]

Alternative Funding Models for Independent Media

Christian Deo
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Canadian independent media organizations face a critical question in light of the economic difficulties currently confronting all forms of media: ‘is independent media financially viable and sustainable?’ This was the focus of a panel discussion called Financial Models of Independent Media that [Read the full article…]

Getting Hired! Resume, cover letter and interview advice from industry pros

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Join us for an online Q&A for emerging media workers! Organized by Canadian University Press and CWA Canada Associate Members Date: Tuesday, September 16 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET Speakers: Käthe Lemon – Editor in Chief of Avenue Magazine,  [Read the full article…]

5 tips to maximize your Twitter potential

Amber Richardson
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In the Information Age, it is near impossible to sell yourself (and your work) without using a multi-platform approach. While your story may have warranted a large headline on the front cover of a national paper, chances are it’s not [Read the full article…]

The Born Freelancer on Turning a No Into a Yes

by The Born Freelancer
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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? Your input is welcome in the comments.    When selling your freelance services one of the greatest [Read the full article…]