The Media Club       
of Ottawa
Meetings take place at Ottawa CIty Hall, Billings Room
110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

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. 

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New members are always welcome. Ask about joining at any Media Club event, meeting or seminar. These are open to the public.

Current Events

Past Events
 Meetings held in previous years:


Books about the Media Club and some of its early Members

1.      Kit Coleman Queen of Hearts Canada’s Pioneer Woman Journalist, by Ted Ferguson. ISBN 0-385-13447-9, Doubleday, 1978

2.      Kit’s Kingdom: the Journalism of Kathleen Blake Coleman, by Barbara M. Freeman, McGill-Queen’s Press-MQUP, 1989, 217 pages.

3.      No Daughter of Mine – History of the Canadian Women’s Press Club 1904-1971, by Kay Rex, Cedar Cave Publishing, 1995, ISBN  0-920403-08-5

4.      Women Who Made the News – Female Journalists in Canada 1880-1945 by Marjory Lang, McGill-Queens University Press, 1999, ISBN 0-7735-1838-X

5.      100 Canadian Heroines – Famous and Forgotten Faces, by Merna Forester, Dundurn Press 2004, ISBN  978-1-55-002-514-9

6.      E. Cora Hind (The Canadians series for ages 9-12), by Carlotta Hacker, Fitzhenry and Whiteside, ISBN 10-155041834, ISBN-13: 978-1550418347,

7.      The Women’s Page: Journalism and Rhetoric In Early Canada, by Professor Janice Fiamengo, University of Toronto Press, 2008

8.      Nellie McClung, by Charlotte Gray, Penguin Canada, Extraordinary Canadians series, ISBN-13: 978-0-679-06674-5, ISBN-10: 0-670-06674-2, 2008

9.      Lucy Maude Montgomery, by Jane Urquhart, Penguin Canada, Extraordinary Canadians series, 2009
Media Club of Ottawa Executive for 2015-2016
President and Program Chair  -
June Coxon

Iris ten Holder

 Iris ten Holder

Assistant Webmaster vacant

Galley Reporter - vacant

Helen Bednarek Van Eyk

Student Representative



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Books by Media Club Members 


Award Programs
Margaret Graham Journalism Awards
Melba Lent Woelflé Journalism Award

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