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Apr 13, 2020, 10:00 ET Pandemic puts hostile environment training bursaries for freelance journalists on hold.

LONDON, ON, April 13, 2020 /CNW/ - The Forum Freelance Fund (FFF) 2020 competition for bursaries to help freelance journalists attend hostile environment training has been put on hold until later in...


Mar 16, 2020, 09:00 ET FFF bursaries train freelance journalists to stay safe in hostile environments

LONDON, ON, March 16, 2020 /CNW/ - The Forum Freelance Fund (FFF) today opened its 2020 competition for bursaries to help freelance journalists attend hostile environment training. Thirty-five...


Mar 06, 2020, 09:00 ET Finalists announced for the Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting in 2019

LONDON, ON, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Four finalists have been chosen from a field of 11 candidates for the 2019 Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting. The winner will now be chosen by an...


Jan 13, 2020, 09:00 ET Competitions Open for 2019 Mindset and En-Tête Awards for Reporting on Mental Health at Work

LONDON, ON, Jan. 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Applications are now open for two Canadian awards for excellence in reporting on mental health issues in the workplace, each with a $1,000 prize, the Canadian...


Nov 08, 2019, 09:00 ET Competitions Announced for 2019 Mindset and En-Tête Awards for Reporting on Mental Health at Work

LONDON, ON, Nov. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Two Canadian awards for excellence in reporting on mental health issues in the workplace, introduced in 2016, are being offered again – each with a $1,000 prize, the...


Jul 30, 2019, 09:00 ET Canadian journalist and author investigating social problems in Mexico wins Portenier bursary for safety training

LONDON, ON, July 30, 2019 /CNW/ - A Canadian freelance journalist and author based in Mexico has become the fifth winner of the annual Portenier Human Rights Bursary, the Canadian Journalism Forum on ...


Jun 06, 2019, 09:00 ET Three independent journalists working in dangerous places or circumstances win bursaries for safety training

LONDON, ON, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Three freelancers working in dangerous places around the world for Canadian and other media will receive Forum Freelance Fund (FFF) bursaries for hostile environment...


May 15, 2019, 06:00 ET Portenier bursary competition offers safety training to independent journalists whose work exposing human rights abuses put them in danger

LONDON, ON, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Independent documentary-makers and freelance journalists working on significant projects exposing human rights abuses can apply for a bursary to help them obtain...


May 06, 2019, 11:00 ET English and French journalists win media prizes for work revealing suicide crisis among Canada's paramedics

LONDON, ON, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Harrowing stories about Canadian paramedics becoming ill and dying by suicide as a result of their work have been highlighted in two major journalism awards - one in...


Mar 18, 2019, 09:00 ET FFF bursaries train freelance journalists to stay safe in hostile environments

LONDON, ON, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Forum Freelance Fund (FFF) today opened its 2019 competition for bursaries to help freelance journalists attend hostile environment training. Thirty-two...


Mar 12, 2019, 09:00 ET Finalists chosen from record number of entries for Mindset Award

LONDON, ON, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Three finalists have been named for the 2018 Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting. They were chosen from a dozen English-language entries by...


Jan 21, 2019, 09:00 ET Applications now being accepted for Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting

LONDON, ON, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Applications open today for the Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting, offering a prize of $1,000 for excellent Canadian journalism on the subject in...


Oct 16, 2018, 10:00 ET Now there are two: Journalists to compete separately for English and French awards for excellence in covering workplace mental health

LONDON, ON, Oct. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - A Canadian award for excellence in reporting on mental health issues in the workplace, introduced in 2016, will now be run in separate French and English versions –...


Jul 26, 2018, 13:00 ET African reporter to get safety training before investigating modern slavery in Mauritania

LONDON, ON, July 26, 2018 /CNW/ - A Togo-based freelance reporter and writer has won the Portenier Human Rights Bursary for 2018, the Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma announced today. ...


May 28, 2018, 09:00 ET Five more journalists working in dangerous places win bursaries for hostile environment training courses

LONDON, ON, May 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Five freelancers working in dangerous places around the world for Canadian and other media will receive Forum Freelance Fund (FFF) bursaries for hostile environment...


May 15, 2018, 09:00 ET Portenier bursary competition offers safety training for independent journalists in danger while exposing human rights abuses

LONDON, ON, May 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Independent documentary-makers and freelance journalists working on significant projects exposing human rights abuses can apply for a bursary to help them obtain...


May 07, 2018, 09:00 ET Mindset Award for freelancer who documented a mental health crisis among Alberta oil workers.

TORONTO, May 7, 2018 /CNW/ - An Edmonton-based freelance writer has won the Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting for 2017, for turning a spotlight on the mental health crisis among...


Mar 19, 2018, 09:00 ET Freelance journalists are offered a chance to get hostile environment training

LONDON, ON, March 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The Forum Freelance Fund (FFF) today opened its 2018 competition for bursaries to help freelance journalists attend hostile environment training. Twenty-seven...


Mar 15, 2018, 09:00 ET Seven finalists chosen for the Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting

LONDON, ON, March 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Seven journalists have been named as finalists for the Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting, recognizing outstanding reporting during 2017 on mental...


Jan 22, 2018, 09:00 ET Applications for Canadian workplace mental health reporting award are open today

LONDON, ON, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Applications are now open for the Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting, recognizing outstanding reporting during 2017 on mental health issues in the...


Oct 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Canadian journalism award puts spotlight on workplace mental health

LONDON, ON, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Journalists will compete for an award recognizing outstanding reporting this year on mental health issues in the workplace. The $1,000 prize is being offered by the...


Jul 31, 2017, 09:00 ET Canadian filmmaker to get safety training before making documentary on victims of Boko Haram

LONDON, ON, July 31, 2017 /CNW/ - A Toronto-based independent documentary producer/director has won the Portenier Human Rights Bursary for 2017. The $3,000 award provides hazardous environment safety ...


May 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Four more freelancers in danger zones win hostile environment training bursaries

LONDON, ON, May 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Four independent journalists working in dangerous places for Canadian media organizations have won bursaries of $2,500 each from the Forum Freelance Fund (FFF) to...


May 15, 2017, 10:00 ET Portenier bursary competition offers safety training for independent journalists exposing human rights abuses

LONDON, ON, May 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Independent documentary-makers and freelance journalists working to expose human rights abuses can apply for a bursary to help them obtain hostile environment...


Apr 29, 2017, 21:30 ET First Mindset Award goes to Globe and Mail series on suicide by Afghanistan veterans

OTTAWA, April 29, 2017 /CNW/ - A team of Globe and Mail reporters has won the inaugural Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting. The award was presented tonight at a gala dinner in Ottawa....