PWAC Toronto ChapterBreak Into Business and Financial Writing


Thursday May 23, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT (registration opens at 6:30)

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Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, Room R318 
750 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON M5S 2J2

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Kim Lear, VP Professional Development  

Are you interested in personal finance, business trends or world markets? Do you have strong analytical skills, and can you explain complex ideas clearly?

Writing for the business press could be your calling.

May 23, 2013, three panellists will share their experience and talk about:
* How to get started

* Business writing markets
* How to pitch ideas

The Panellists:

Helen Burnett NicholsHelen Burnett-Nichols is a freelance writer specializing in news and features on a variety of business, legal and investment topics. Her articles have appeared in the National Post Legal Post, The Globe and Mail,, Law Times, Benefits Canada, Fund Strategy and the Hamilton Spectator’s Hamilton Business magazine. She was previously community content editor for, and has also worked as associate editor of Canadian Lawyer magazine and as senior reporter at Fund Strategy magazine in London, U.K. Helen is a former multilingual translator with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

Graham F. ScottGraham F. Scott is managing editor of Canadian Business magazine. He was previously the editor of This Magazine and assistant editor of Precedent Magazine, and his writing has appeared in The Globe and MailMaclean's, U of T Magazine, and more.

He is a part-time web designer and full-time nerd, and tweets @gfscott.

Dawn CallejaDawn Calleja is a senior editor at Report on Business magazine, where she has worked for the past seven years, after stints at Canadian Business and Financial Post Magazine.
When she's not running after her two small children, she also writes for Today's Parent, The Globe and Mail, enRoute and other publications


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FREE for PWAC members and students (please register online; students, please show proof of academic enrollment at the door)
Members of associate writers’ groups $10 online registration (up to midnight before event) or $20 at the door
Non-members $15 online registration (up to midnight before event) or $20 at the door