Eternity Martis spoke to us about the thrills - and consequences - of sharing her personal life in her work.
On this episode, we chat with Eternity Martis, senior editor at Daily Xtra in Toronto. Eternity has developed a major profile in Canada writing about racism, women’s issues and social justice for numerous media outlets including HuffPo, VICE and The Walrus, and is about to publish her first book of essays. She puts herself out there in a way that other writers don’t and spoke to us about the thrills – and consequences – of sharing her personal life in her work.
Working Media is a monthly career development podcast series that invites journalists and media professionals to offer their hard earned insight and guidance to the next generation of reporters. This podcast is presented by J-Source, the English language portal of the Canadian Journalism Project. The host of Season One is Adrian Ma, a professor at the Ryerson University School of Journalism. The technical producer is Nicole Di Donato and the executive producer is H.G. Watson.
Adrian Ma is an award-winning journalist and an assistant professor at the Ryerson School of Journalism in Toronto. He has spent most of his journalism career as a reporter and digital producer and specializes in teaching multimedia storytelling and personal branding.