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New Workshop: Blogging Basics for Writers, with the Vancouver School of Writing

September 23, 2015

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Yep, it’s happening! After a two-year layoff from teaching, I’m doing a new workshop, Blogging Basics for Writers, for the Vancouver School of Writing on October 1. This one-evening course (which can be taken in person or virtually) will teach writers what they need to know in order to create their own blog, fill it, and […]

InterActs DMCA Round Table

March 20, 2013

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For those of you who are not aware, my “day job” is as a freelance reporter, working at a number of places the most regular of which is the Daily Dot. They’re producing a series of round tables on Google Hangouts, and this one might be of interest: InterActing with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act […]

Job: Canada Editor at The Next Web

September 4, 2012

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I’m only posting this gig for a Canada Editor for The Next Web because I don’t want a full-time job; otherwise, you may be sure I would keep it all to mine fine self. Because this job is awesomesauce. Got it off multiple friends on Facebook, so don’t let anybody tell you FB is good […]

Job: Communications Assistant, Vancity Community Foundation

May 11, 2012

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This one is Vangroover based and came to me via a FB link from Irwin Oostindie at W2, but it’s on their website too: We’re looking for a Communications Assistant (deadline May 24) Job Posting: Communications Assistant, Demonstrating Value (Vancity Community Foundation) Position Description The Demonstrating Value program at Vancity Community Foundation seeks a Communications Assistant […]

Job: Spa Week Intern

January 20, 2012

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Yes, it appears to be a paid gig at Spa Week. How can you tell? Well, I wouldn’t post it if it weren’t, what with unpaid internships being the way the middle-class keeps its grip on certain industries, and us being so not about that. This job is in-person, in New York, and yes, it’s […]

Job: Digital Reporter at the Daily What

December 21, 2011

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Got this one off Tumblr (obviously). It’s not just reporting, but photoshopping too, so if you have a digital quiver full of skillz, bring them all and may the best meme-sniffer win. PSA of the Day: Hey! You! The one in the back with the exceptional communication and organizational skills. Yes, you. Wanna write for The Daily […]

Job: Digital Editor at UNICEF

December 3, 2011

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Found this one on Twitter, and I’ve heard from friends that UNICEF is a great place to work. This job is based in London:   Digital Editor £27,110-£31,910  per annum +_a job premium of £1030.00 Based in London, EC1V 0DU Permanent   UNICEF is the leading children’s organisation, reaching children in more than 150 less-developed […]