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Video: Watch the panel discussion on developing content with subject-matter experts at our May meeting
At the May 2016 meeting of Editors Canada’s Toronto branch, three editors in different industries—education, engineering, and accounting—shared their personal stories of not only analyzing, but also developing content. Dimitra Chronopoulos, Andrea Civichino, and Dani Pacey spoke about working closely with non-editors to build brands, meet business goals, and put ideas into words.
At the March 2016 meeting of Editors Canada’s Toronto branch, editor and writer Tony Sekulich gave editors an overview of the world of script editing and provided insight into this specialized area of our profession, including how he transitioned from print journalism to film and television. (more…)
At the February 2016 meeting of Editors Canada’s Toronto branch, financial consultant Oran J. Boyle gave editors some practical tips for establishing good credit, setting goals, and planning for retirement. (more…)
At the November 2015 meeting of Editors Canada’s Toronto branch, Sue Carter, Pirom Houth, and Kate Icely spoke with editors about the benefits of internships and what makes them successful. (more…)
Video: Watch Dr. Sandra Folk discussing editing English in a multilingual environment at our October meeting
At the October 2015 meeting of Editors Canada’s Toronto branch, Dr. Sandra Folk from The Language Lab spoke with editors about some of the challenges non-native English speakers might have in their written communication and how editors can provide guidance tactfully and helpfully.
About Dr. Sandra Folk—Sandra is founder and president of The Language Lab, an organization specializing in improving and refining the communication skills of business executives and employees who come from a cross-section of national and international industries, including commercial real estate, finance, construction, investment, pension and trust funds, and accounting, as well as government.
At the September 2015 meeting of Editors Canada’s Toronto branch, David Gargaro spoke with editors about basic email rules and etiquette, tone and professional image, smartphones and emails, multiple recipients, how to reply to email, and how to write to team members, superiors, and clients.
About David Gargaro—David is a consulting editor with more than 20 years of experience in providing writing and editing services, solutions, and support. He has worked with clients and on projects in a wide range of industries, and he has learned to write and edit for different markets and audiences. He is also an instructor with Sola Rosa Tech, the publisher of Effective E-mails and Terrific Technical Memos.