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The CAJ announces director roles and responsibilities for 2022-2023 term

2022-09-23T18:09:59-04:00

OTTAWA, ON, July 25, 2022/ CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce its executive and team roles and responsibilities for the 2022-2023 term. Brent Jolly will continue to serve as the association’s president for the coming year. Fatima Syed, who previously served as the CAJ’s vice-president, will continue in her role as well. Veteran investigative journalist Cecil Rosner also joins the CAJ executive as a vice-president. Zane Schwartz and Paul Schneidereit will continue to serve as the association’s chair and treasurer, respectively. Karyn Pugliese will continue in her capacity as past president. New members added [...]

The CAJ announces director roles and responsibilities for 2022-2023 term2022-09-23T18:09:59-04:00

Call for nominations – Extended!

2022-09-23T18:11:01-04:00

The CAJ board of directors has extended the deadline for nominations of our open board positions. The new deadline is Wednesday, August 3, at 5:00 p.m. (ET). Do you want to help improve Canadian journalism? If so, join us! The CAJ board of directors is in need of representatives in Saskatchewan, Quebec and Toronto. We’re looking for people who are passionate about journalism and want to help our organization support journalists and advocate for their rights. Board members help free jailed journalists, fight for reporters’ rights nationwide, run Canada’s largest media diversity survey, offer mentorship to hundreds of young journalists, [...]

Call for nominations – Extended!2022-09-23T18:11:01-04:00

It’s back! The CAJ announces launch of Summer 2022 mentorship program.

2022-09-23T17:41:47-04:00

TORONTO, ON., July 12, 2022/CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce the launch of the Summer 2022 edition of its popular mentorship program. Twenty-eight top Canadian journalists working in radio, television, digital, and print publications from across the country have stepped up to donate their time to mentor early - and mid-career CAJ members. “Our mentorship program has demonstrated strength and unity in the CAJ community,” said CAJ president Brent Jolly. “Born during the depths of the pandemic, the CAJ mentorship program is an enduring beacon of hope and opportunity for journalists looking to take [...]

It’s back! The CAJ announces launch of Summer 2022 mentorship program.2022-09-23T17:41:47-04:00

199 Newsrooms Commit to Filling out the Canadian Newsroom Diversity Survey

2022-09-23T17:42:13-04:00

July 11, 2022- The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce that 199 media outlets have committed to participating in the 2022 Canadian Newsroom Diversity Survey, a landmark annual snapshot of the country’s media demographics. The survey measures the race and gender of journalists working in newsrooms nationwide. Last year, the CAJ collected data on 3,873 journalists working at 209 media outlets. So far this year, 143 media outlets have completed the survey ahead of the Friday, July 29 deadline, and another 56 news organizations have committed to providing data on the composition of their newsrooms. “Media outlets [...]

199 Newsrooms Commit to Filling out the Canadian Newsroom Diversity Survey2022-09-23T17:42:13-04:00
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