Media Club 
of Ottawa


Celebrating 101 Years
Founded in 1916 as the Ottawa Women's Press Club,
 joining the Canadian Women's Press Club four years later,
the Media Club of Ottawa presents monthly programs of significance
 to professionals in all branches of the communications field. 
Our program offers a stimulating variety of speakers, 
workshops and social events


Monthly meetings take place  at Ottawa City Hall,
Billings Room
, 110 Laurier Ave West
on the second-last Tuesday of the month 
December 2017
The Galley  Books by members About Awards Members News


Media Club of Ottawa
 Executive  2015-2016
President,  June Coxon
Secretary-Treasurer.Iris ten Holder
Email:
Programs
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Board of Directors: June Coxon,  Iris ten Holder, Janet Webb, Helen Bednarek Van Eyk
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Are you a writer, a journalist, a reporter for other media, TV, Radio or online? The Media Club of Ottawa is accepting new members. Meetings are open to non-members so join us. The meeting fee of $10 will be deducted from the membership fee. upon joining. Membership forms are available at the meeting. For added convenience, the membership application form is also available for downloading by clicking the link below.
 
Membership Application
Membership Fee $60



Program
2017-2018


December 2, 2017
Social
Lunch at the Lord Elgin Hotel and silent auction fundraiser.

February 3. 2018
Workshop 
at Algonquin College
 
20 March 2018
at Ottawa City Hall

 17 April 2018
at Ottawa City Hall

22 May 2018
 at Ottawa City Hall

June 2018


Program suggestions are welcome
here

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Members' News

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A R C H I V E S

 Meetings held in previous years:

The highlighted links below will show a list of speakers for the year 


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Award Programs

The Margaret Graham Award
is awarded yearly in November to students at Algonquin College and Carleton University

 Recipients for 2017 were Rebecca Atkinson of Algonquin College and Gabrielle Van Looyen of Carleton University

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The Melba Lent Woelflé Award
is awarded yearly in June to a journalism student with excellent writing skill at Algonquin College.
 Recipient for 2017 was Michael Clarke.



Next Meeting

Please note that there will be no meeting in January


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Saturday, February 3, 2018

Workshop at Algonquin College

Woodroffe Campus, Building N, Room N205
10 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

How to Make a Print and Online Newspaper - Without Breaking the Bank

Agenda

10:00 a.m. - Welcome
10:15 - Margaret Graham Award Presentation to Carleton journalism student
10:30 - introduction of panelists
11:40 - presentations
11:00 - Coffee break
11:15 - Audience Questions & discussions


Panellists

Theresa Fritz
.  Metroland Media’s Managing Editor until January 2018.

Glen Gower, a communications and marketing consultant with experience in digital (web, social media, video) and live events.

Glen Gower, a communications and marketing professional,  owner/editor of StittsvilleCentral.ca, an independent news and information source for the Stittsville area launched in 2014.

Anita Murray, a career journalist with more than 25 years as an editor and writer at the Ottawa Citizen.

Patrick Langston.  a freelance writer at the Ottawa Citizen for 17 years.



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Previous Meetings

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Margaret Graham Awards Presentation

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Rebecca Atkinson from Algonquin College

Guest Speaker was

David Mulholland

who discussed his latest book

Chaudière Falls

www.davidmulholland.ca



Tuesday October 24, 2017

The Health of Ethnic Media

Panelists
  • Czeslaw Piasta, editor, online newspaper Komunikaty Ottawskie
  • Myka Burk, host/producer award-winning/Peabody nominated German show on CHIN radio, and feature writer, Ottawa Life magazine
  • Jagjeet Sharma, co-host of Asian Sounds, CKCU radio; and
  • Waclaw Kujbida, producer of the Rogers television program, Polish Review.


On Tuesday September 19, 2017

Teejeshwara Sharma

Tejeshwar "TJ" Sharma,  Senior Advisor at Indigenous and Northern Affairs (INAC) Discussed Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) and Right to Know Week.



Help build the Media Club's "Melba Lent Woelflé Scholarship Fund."
To contribute,  e-mail Valerie Knowles

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