2020 Emerge Media Awards Now Accepting Entries

We are now accepting entries for the sixth annual Emerge Media Awards All details and the entry form are here, but we’d like to highlight a few key points: We’ve expanded the number of categories students and/or faculty can enter from eight to 14, including: Photojournalism, Commercial/Creative Photography, Audio Storytelling, Written Word: News Story, Written

King’s Journalism Webinar for future advanced journalism students

King’s is hosting an upcoming Journalism Webinar on November 28 to help future students better understand what King’s advanced journalism programs can do for them. During this webinar: J-school Director Tim Currie will describe King’s journalism school and advanced journalism programs (the one-year Bachelor of Journalism program for students with a non-journalism undergraduate degree, and the Master of

Call for Science Writing Volunteers

A national science writing organization is looking for some able students or people new to the field of science writing to help with writing and social media on the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada website: (https://sciencewriters.ca) and on social media. The volunteering requirement is small ( an hour a week per student, starting in

2019 Alberta Views Short Story Contest

We are a little over three months away from the deadline for the 2019 Alberta Views Short Story Contest! This contest is open to all current and former residents from Alberta. Interested writers have until June 30 to send us their unpublished short stories. Here are the basics: The grand prize for the winning entry is $1,000 plus publication in an upcoming

Submit your photos for The FENCE Outdoor Photography Exhibition

We’re bringing The FENCE back to Calgary this year! The FENCE is a unique opportunity for photographers to exhibit their work at a large-scale in 8 cities in North America, reaching an audience of over 8 million. Additional prizes include a solo exhibition at Photoville, a $5000 cash project support grant, a Leica camera and

Gordon Sinclair Roving Reporter Bursary

The Gordon Sinclair Roving Reporter Bursary supports a research and reporting trip by an early career Canadian journalist who has recently graduated from one of Canada’s university-level journalism programs. The purpose of the $15,000 bursary is to encourage a young journalist to get off the beaten track and to spend a considerable period away on a reporting

Going on Assignment in Prague July 2019

Date: July 6, 2019 – July 21, 2019 Location: Prague, Czech Republic Whether your dream is to work as a journalist parachuting into foreign lands, or as an activist, advocating for resolutions to global issues, our foreign reporting course will prepare you for whatever lays ahead. Not only will you learn the tips of the

Canadian Military Journalism Course (10-16 May)

Here’s the application info  for this year’s week-long Canadian Military Journalism Scholarship/Certificate Course (10-16 May). (It’s offered at  no cost if you are one of eight students selected nationally.  FYI, three MRU students have applied  in the past three years, and all three were successful.) CMJC SCHOLARSHIP 2019 It’s run every spring by the Centre for Military,