Club of Ottawa
Directors: June Coxon, Iris ten Holder, Janet
Webb, Helen Bednarek Van Eyk
you a writer, a journalist, a reporter for other media, TV, Radio? The
Club of Ottawa is looking for new members and for volunteers to fill
several key positions
Membership Fee is $60
and Greet with community and ethnic press members.
Guest speaker: Retired journalist Thomas Virany will give a visual
presentation about the peculiar way he became a Canadian journalist. He
emigrated to Canada speaking four languages but not a word of English
and learned it on the job.
speakers: Aline and Lorraine
Lafreniere. Topic: sports journalism with focus on Rio Games.
Speaker: Waubgeshig "Waub" Rice,
CBC t.v. broadcast journalist, followed by Margaret
at Ottawa City
at the Lord Elgin Hotel and silent
January 24, 2017
February 20, 2017
17 April 2017
Ottawa City Hall
22 May 2017
at Ottawa City Hall
date TBA - opening of
Photo exhibition of Women Journalists 1850s-1999
suggestions for next year are welcome
In the News - first quarter
the News - second quarter
A R C H I V E S
held in previous years:
links below will show a list of
speakers for the year
to be resumed as soon as possible.
web savvy volunteer welcome. For more information email
is awarded yearly in November to students at the University of Ottawa,
Recipients for 2015 were:
Amelia Buchanan, Algonquin College
Rachel Lindgren, Carleton University
The Melba Lent Woelflé Award
is awarded yearly in June to a journalism student with excellent
Recipient for 2016 was Nicole McCormick
On September 19,
The Media Club of Ottawa presents:
Greet with community and ethnic press members.
Retired journalist and patent examiner Thomas Virany, BSc, will give a
visual presentation of his career at Canadian Press, CBC TV News and as
a community newspaper co-owner. He got into journalism a peculiar way
after emigrating to Canada speaking four languages but having to learn
English on the job
Billings Room, Ottawa City Hall
110 Laurier Ave. West, Ottawa, ON
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Journalism students with ID free
Media Club members and CAJ members $15
Light meal provided
Admission without meal: members $7, others $10
coffee and tea available for all
RSVP 613 521-4855 by September 17
May 16, 2016
real & vanity
April 18, 2016
Like-Hate Relationship - Social Media's Impact on Community News from
an Editorial and Business Perspective.
Glen Gower, communications and
marketing consultant, publisher of StittsvilleCentral.ca.
March 21, 2016
February 27, 2016
Media Concentration for Robust Journalism
Panelists: Phil Jenkins, Ottawa Citizen columnist and author; Dwayne
Winseck, professor, School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton
University and director of the Canadian Media Concentration Research
Project since 2009; Bob Brocklebank, chair Glebe Report Association.
Twitter for Journalists
The event took
place on February 27, 2016 at Algonquin College, hosted by Joe Banks,
journalism professor at the college.
Ladurantaye, an Algonquin College graduate and two-time
National Newspaper award winner,
head of Canadian News
Partnerships for Twitter.