San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us for drinks and snacks as we meet one another and talk about the opportunities and barriers facing us in finding sustainable work in the media.
We'll share advice and stories on unpaid internships, using social media, diversity in journalism, and finding meaningful work.
Featuring a Q&A with:
is a writer, editor and, social and cultural critic who has been extremely vocal about the negative impact of unpaid internships. She appeared on CBC Metro Morning and at former MPP Jonah Schein’s press conference tabling a bill about unpaid internships.
is an assistant professor in Communication, Culture and Information Technology at the University of Toronto Mississauga, where she researches cultural labour and collective organizing. She is the co-founder of Shameless magazine and a former freelance journalist.
Denise Balkissoon is an award-winning freelance journalist, and editor-in-chief of the Ethnic Aisle, a blog about race and ethnicity in Toronto.
This venue is wheelchair accessible!
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CWA Canada Associate Members
We are a new form of union membership dedicated to connecting student, volunteer and precarious (intern, temporary, part-time) media workers to each other, and to the resources they need to realize their creative and career goals. We offer training and networking opportunities, we raise awareness about workplace rights, and we advocate for all media work to be valued and respected.