by Andrea Cole Photo by Sarah Baxter on Unsplash In 2020, I rediscovered my love of words and language as I began studying editing. I imagined starting my own part-time business and getting involved in educational content creation to match my teaching background. But, along the way, I realized that making a change might look a little different. … Continue reading How to Find and Apply for Government Communications Jobs
Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Publisher and Managing Editor at Kegedonce Press, Writer, and Professor
Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. Editors work in many different sectors and roles and can specialize in various subject areas. In this series we explore various editorial niches as well as career choices and opportunities for editors beyond traditional publishing. To start off, we’re talking to Jona Rhica Mejico, co-chair of Editors Toronto and a … Continue reading Exploring Editorial Niches: Editing within the Financial Industry
By Alicja Minda—Podcasts can be a great way to stay on top of developments in the editing industry, or even an instrument of life-long learning. If you enjoyed our review of 3 Podcasts for a Lover of Books and Words, here is another portion of podcast recommendations for editors. This time we’re covering a ...
Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Jennifer D. Foster, Freelance Editor, Writer, and Mentor
Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, May 25, at 7:00 pm EDT via Zoom for “You’re Entitled to My Opinion: Editing Essays, Short Non-Fiction, and Op-Eds.” Everyone has an opinion but not everyone knows how to get it down on paper in a clear and powerful way. Journalism professor and former Globe and Mail editor and … Continue reading You’re Entitled to My Opinion: Editing Essays, Short Non-Fiction, and Op-Eds
We want to give the Editors Toronto members and student affiliates another way to get to know the executive and find out what is involved in being on the committee. So, we asked executive committee members to introduce themselves and their roles by answering a few questions. Meet Ann Nam-Tran Le, communications chair, who is … Continue reading Executive Unplugged: Ann Nam-Tran Le, Communications Chair
Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, February 23, at 7:00 pm EST via Zoom for Balancing Cultural Sensitivity with Craft featuring Sangeeta Mehta. As writers turn to sensitivity readers to eliminate unintentional bias and stereotyping and to incorporate inclusive language and representation, more editors are offering this service. But while you might want to sound inclusive, … Continue reading Balancing Cultural Sensitivity with Craft Featuring Sangeeta Mehta