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Halifax Media Mixer

- 9:00pm
Mardi Mars 1 2016

Venue: The Company House
Address: 2202 Gottingen St
Cost: free
Accessibility: accessible

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Join us for a FREE evening of training, mentorship and socializing with other Halifax media workers and students.

Free drinks and snacks will be served!

6:00 - Doors Open

6:15 - Workshop: How to Build a Sustainable Career in the Media
We will share tips and advice for finding meaningful work and navigating today’s media sector as interns, freelancers and employees.

7:00 - Speed Critiques/Mentorships
An opportunity to chat with and get advice from journalists in print, photography, tv and radio. You can also sign up in advance for a one-on-one writing, resume or photography critique.

OUR MENTORS INCLUDE: David Pate (journalist at CBC), Don Genova (freelance journalist), Frank Campbell (news editor, Halifax Chronicle Herald), Martin O'Hanlon (former parliamentary editor at The Canadian Press); Maureen Googoo (editor at kukukwes.com), Sandra Phinney (freelance journalist), Stephen Brake (photo editor).

8:00 - Social! Have a drink and snacks on us.

ORGANIZED BY:  CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members

EVENT PARTNERS: Dalhousie Gazette, Halifax Media Co-op, Halifax Typographical Union, King's Students' Union, News Photographers Association of Canada, Professional Writers Association of Canada, Travel Media Association of Canada

This space is wheelchair accessible.

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