Join us for a free mixer for students, freelancers and current media workers in Ottawa.
This mixer will be an informal chance to make connections with your peers and mentors working in the media, and to discuss career paths and the changing nature of media work.
Mentors for the evening include: Jon Wiling, Ottawa City Hall reporter for the Ottawa Citizen and Ottawa Sun Michelle Zilio, Parliamentary reporter for the Globe and Mail Evan Przesiecki, Content Creator and Twitter Community Manager at Narcity Canada Ryan Tumilty, Metro News Ottawa reporter JP Davidson, podcast producer, radio journalist and audio editor Vassy Kapelos, Global News and Global National Ottawa Bureau Chief Katie Simpson, Senior Reporter, CBC News
Free snacks and drink tickets will be provided! All are welcome.
*Entry to this event is completely free, though there will be a tip jar at the door to the venue to accept donations. Any and all contributions will be donated to the Halifax Typographical Union, a local of CWA Canada whose members at the Chronicle Herald have been on strike for over 400 days. Donation upon entry is optional — no one will be turned away for lack of funds!