The (in)Boxing Match: Why is Everyone Talking About Email? (webinar)

They say "what's old is new again" and it seems email is no exception. Publishers large and small are finding success in connecting with audiences more frequently and personally via email newsletters and campaigns. In this session, we'll cover best practices for email marketing, provide examples of emails done well, and explain some of the […]

Canadian Journalism Foundation annual awards competition deadline

To celebrate the exceptional work of journalists and news organizations across the country and to provide professional growth opportunities for emerging journalistic talent, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is now accepting entries for its 2021 awards and fellowships program. The deadline for all submissions is February 19. More info about these awards can be found here.

Atlantic Journalism Awards deadline

Review entry details, category descriptions and judge's guidelines at The deadline for submissions is midnight Sunday, February 28, 2021. More information available here.

60 story ideas in 60 minutes

A good story idea is the spark that can lead to great work. In this fast-paced session, Cedar Rapids Gazette Executive Editor Zack Kucharski will share story ideas that can be done by reporters in any newsroom. Every participant should have a notebook full of ideas as we look across topics -- from sports, to […]

How to get better photos with less

Journalists are being asked to do everything these days: write, edit, post to social, take the photos, take the video, design the layout and don’t miss deadline. This course will go over some basic and advanced techniques to improve your photography with whatever kind of camera and amount of time you must work with. If […]

The Cost of Media Freedom: The voice of local media in the fight against disinformation

The Embassy of Canada is organizing a webinar on media freedom, safeguarding local voices and quality journalism in Canada and in Finland on 22 March. Both News Media Canada chair Bob Cox, and president and CEO John Hinds will be making presentations. Please register by sending an e-mail to by March 18, 2021. You […]

Programmatic advertising demystified

If the digital advertising you’re selling is restricted to your own newspaper’s Web site, then likely there are now ad agencies and local media companies who are offering your current and prospective advertisers a different kind of online advertising. It’s called programmatic advertising, and it can reach the exact audience a business is targeting—on virtually […]

Submission deadline for Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prizes for Young Journalists

This annual competition is open to daily newspaper journalists between the ages of 20 and 25, working for News Media Canada member daily newspapers. Young freelance journalists and student interns whose work has been published in a News Media Canada-member daily newspaper are also eligible to enter. Competition winners are awarded cash prizes of $1,000 in […]


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