ECFWA webinar -- The Right Rate

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Join ECFWA for a webinar:

The Right Rate

Are you a freelancer or project-based writer?

Have you thought about moonlighting as a freelancer?

Are you an editor who hires freelancers?

Setting rates can be a challenging part of the journalism and communications profession. Join ECFWA as veteran writers Bern Tobin and Allison Finnamore discuss how they set, expect, and communicate rates from both sides of the publication – contributor, and editor. The discussion will cover travel costs, editor constraints, print vs. video, lessons learned, and other reimbursement-related queries.

Date: Wednesday, February 26 Time: 1:30 p.m. EST Cost: FREE for ECFWA and CFWF members; $10 for non-members

Join us via webinar (login information will be forwarded to all registrants) or join your ECFWA members to view the webinar together at Syngenta, 140 Research Lane, Guelph. A pay-you-own way social/dinner will follow.

Register by clicking on "get tickets" below.


Allison Finnamore is a freelance writer and editor from Atlantic Canada, with more than 25 years experience working in agriculture. She is a partner in Cultivating Communications, and has produced work for clients including FCC, AAFC, Canadian Cattlemen, Country Guide and more. She is an active member of the Atlantic Farm Writers' Federation, Canadian Farm Writers Federation and the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists.

Bernard Tobin specializes in agriculture and food communications.He’s a writer and journalist, and has also worked for two of Canada’s leading agricultural communications firms. In his role as Ontario Field Editor for, he covers a wide range of agriculture issues and leads the production of RealAgriculture’s Corn, Soybean and Wheat schools. He also works as a consultant to Guelph-based Synthesis Agri-Food Network and continues to lead numerous communications workshops and training sessions for organizations such as Farm & Food Care.