For all CUPpies in Ontario:

CUP and CWA Canada have put together a great event, “Taking the ‘free’ out of freelancing . . . and how to find work too!” It’s open to all CUP members, so please join us if you’re available! We hope to organize more events like these in other places in Ontario and across Canada in the future.

Details
Are you trying to decide what to do with your career post-student journalism? Ever wondered what it would be like to get paid for your work? Looking to jump into exciting world of freelancing, but don’t know where to start?

You’re invited you to a panel discussion on how to become a successful freelancer! We have assembled a great panel of experts to answer all your questions. Such as:

— How to make strong pitches
— What to charge for your work
— Strategies for making budgets
— Tips for negotiating contracts

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6 – 8 p.m. at Ryerson University, Oakham House, Room A/B*, 63 Gould St. (room is wheelchair accessible). Please join us afterwards as well for a social. Details TBA. Speaker info TBA soon.