Panelists Brent Jang, James Kwantes and Treena Wood will share their views of the Canadian media landscape
TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The summer of 2014 was an eventful one for the Canadian media. Amidst a relentless news cycle, media companies across the country were implementing layoffs, budget cuts and shutting down news outlets and introducing new strategies putting digital and social media first. Today's tumultuous media landscape is a navigational challenge for both journalists and public relations professionals alike.
On Nov. 20, CNW Group will host its award-winning Breakfast with the Media event in Vancouver. At the event, a panel of Canada's top journalists will provide insight into the state of Canadian media in 2014, leaving attendees with a better understanding of how to work with journalists in the current
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"CNW plays an integral role in the telling of Canadian stories," said Nicole Guillot President and CEO, CNW. "Our newswire facilitates an exchange of information between our clients and the audiences they need to reach. Our intention with this events series is to facilitate a similar exchange of knowledge and understanding that leads to stronger professional relationships and better results for all."
Tailored for media relations professionals, CNW Breakfast with the Media attendees will leave this discussion with a greater awareness of life in the newsroom and how to best work with journalists in the current news environment.
CNW Breakfast with the Media: State of Media 2014
- Brent Jang, Business Reporter, The Globe and Mail
- James Kwantes, Story Editor/Mining Writer, Vancouver Sun
- Treena Wood, News Director, News 1130
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
7:30 a.m. – Breakfast and registration
8 – 9 a.m. – Panel discussion
Hyatt Regency Vancouver
Room: Georgia B
655 Burrard Street
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About CNW's Breakfast with the Media
For more than 20 years CNW has hosted complimentary events for the Canadian public relations and investor relations professionals within its client roster. Often imitated but never duplicated, CNW's award-winning Breakfast with the Media event series brings together Canada's media and communications industries for lively, educational discussions.
CNW Group Ltd. (a PR Newswire company) offers content distribution, creation and monitoring solutions to Canadian professionals working in news media, financial services, public relations, investor relations, marketing, digital communications, social media, corporate communications, public affairs and customer service. The company is best known for its newswire, a digital service that provides simultaneous distribution of news releases and visual content to news media and markets locally and globally. The newswire also powers expansive web distribution networks serving to amplify client content and drive online discovery. CNW Group also provides professional video, photography and webcast production, translation, regulatory filing and printing services as well as monitoring and measurement platforms. Founded in 1960, CNW gets people talking about Canadian brands online and in the news.www.newswire.ca
Image with caption: "Treena Wood, News Director, News 1130, will share her view of the Canadian media landscape at CNW's Breakfast with the Media panel, Nov. 20 in Vancouver. (CNW Group/CNW Group Ltd.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20141107_C8442_PHOTO_EN_7683.jpg
Image with caption: "James Kwantes, Story Editor/Mining Writer, Vancouver Sun, will share his view of the Canadian media landscape at CNW's Breakfast with the Media panel, Nov. 20 in Vancouver. (CNW Group/CNW Group Ltd.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20141107_C8442_PHOTO_EN_7684.jpg
Image with caption: "Brent Jang, Business Reporter, The Globe and Mail, will share his view of the Canadian media landscape at CNW's Breakfast with the Media panel, Nov. 20 in Vancouver. (CNW Group/CNW Group Ltd.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20141107_C8442_PHOTO_EN_7685.jpg
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