CAJ workshop set for Jan. 30

An upcoming Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) workshop day will focus on “emerging techniques, technologies and models to transform journalism for the 21st century,” the CAJ and and the CAJ Education Foundation have announced.

According to a CAJ news release, the Jan. 30 one-day conference will cover “skills, strategies and tactics that news organizations can start implementing immediately.”

The conference will be held in Toronto at the MaRS Centre.

A few of the scheduled speakers that have been announced are:

  • Jim Brady, president, digital strategy, Allbritton Communications;former executive editor of
  • John Cruickshank, publisher, Toronto Star
  • Michael Lee, chief strategy officer, Rogers
  • Patrick Lor, president, Fotolia North America
  • Rachel Nixon, director of digital news, CBC News Online
  • Kenny Yum, editor,

The conference is structured in four tracks: novice to intermediate, intermediate to advanced, executive and senior manager and an “unconference”-style track to tap the knowledge of conference delegates and the public at large.

Keep an eye on the CAJ website for further details and online registration, which will open shortly.