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Watch for these red flags in your freelance contracts
1 month ago

Watch for these red flags in your freelance contracts

Indemnity, moral rights and others that may make or break your next gig
NAVIGATING THE NEW SAFETY LANDSCAPE An interactive session with freelancers and editors

NAVIGATING THE NEW SAFETY LANDSCAPE An interactive session with freelancers and editors

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A line-up of leading journalists and editors share their experiences and recommendations in this interactive event focused on practical outcomes.
Freelance Breaking News: Promises and Pitfalls

Freelance Breaking News: Promises and Pitfalls

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Before the novel coronavirus hit, most national media outlets only hired local journalists to cover breaking news until their staff crews could rush to a scene. Now, in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic, many news directors are turning to local independent journalists for coverage, trusting freelance reporters and photographers to supply continuing on-the-spot news.
Online course: Getting started as a freelance journalist

Online course: Getting started as a freelance journalist

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Freelance journalism is a tough gig, but it can also be one of the most rewarding. Led by established freelance journalist Abigail Edge, this online course will teach you everything you need to know about the nuts and bolts of…

WEBINAR: Income Replacement and Taxes during Covid-19

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A free CFG Lunch and Learn webinar is planned for members in good standing on Tuesday, April 14th at 12 noon ET. A representative from the New School of Finance  will bring us up to date on government initiatives for…
What it’s like to earn a living freelance writing in Canada
2 years ago

What it’s like to earn a living freelance writing in Canada

When it comes to freelance writing, how you get paid can be as important as how much you get paid.

Vancouver freelancer social night

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Vancouver-area freelancers, come out and celebrate the start of summer at a casual social evening on Tuesday, June 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Central City Brewpub (871 Beatty St). CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome to…
Understanding the publication is key to successful freelance pitches
3 years ago

Understanding the publication is key to successful freelance pitches

“In Canadian journalism, there is so much that isn’t written.”
Vancouver Media Mixer (FREE!)

Vancouver Media Mixer (FREE!)

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Join CWA Canada for a free networking event for media workers, freelancers and journalism students in Vancouver. Enjoy FREE snacks and drinks as you make connections, test pitches, and share advice with people working (and studying) in the media across…
Getting Started: Conversations About How to Freelance

Getting Started: Conversations About How to Freelance

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Join us at the Ryerson School of Journalism on Tuesday, April 17 as leading editors and freelancers share their candid insights on what it takes to succeed as a freelance journalist in today’s competitive media landscape. This half-day workshop, which…