Who should attend
Students from all educational backgrounds welcome.
About the course
Learn how to develop a career in independent journalism, as well as how to manage your business. Find out what types of journalism work are available to freelancers and explore topics such as finding, developing, and organizing ideas; selling stories and yourself; and market research techniques. Discuss digital tools that can reduce time, errors, and the chaos of self-employment, as well as life skills that foster a healthy work-life balance. We’ll wade into the business nitty-gritty — who pays, how much, and what’s in a contract — as well as best practices.
I’m a three-time National Magazine Awards winning writer whose stories have appeared in NewYorker.com, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, WIRED and more (see below). I’ve edited numerous magazines, co-directed a documentary for CBC, and guest-hosted several episodes of CANADALAND, one of the country's ...
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.