The Second Annual Magazines Canada Fellowship Program Now Open for Applications

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – January 15, 2018) – Magazines Canada is proud to announce that applications for the second annual Fellowship program have opened today, January 15, 2018. Applications will close on February 16, 2018. Emerging journalists, as well as interested host magazines, can apply at

Fellows will work with a lead mentor at a host magazine based on their interests, and gain valuable experience in various areas of the magazine business.

Magazines Canada is committed to equity and inclusion. We welcome applications to the 2018 Fellowship program from diverse Indigenous, cultural and regional communities. Magazines Canada Fellowships are open to Canadian journalists, students and recent graduates, as well as international students studying in Canada.

“By matching emerging magazine talent with Canadian host magazines, the Magazines Canada Fellowship program directly invests in the future of our sector and supports a new generation of magazine professionals,” said Matthew Holmes, Magazines Canada's President and CEO. “With a paid position at a host magazine, Fellows have the opportunity to explore stories that inform, engage and deepen the national conversation on issues that drive our country forward. We encourage host magazines to join us in this prestigious partnership.”

How to Apply

Read the program guidelines, including eligibility criteria and the judging process:

Apply for a Magazines Canada Fellowship:

Submit an expression of interest to host a Magazines Canada Fellow:

The adjudication process for the Fellowships allows for a diversity of views to inform a collective evaluation process, and the adjudication panel reflects Canada's official languages and its diverse Indigenous, cultural and regional communities.

There is no fee to apply for the Magazines Canada Fellowship program.

About the Fellowship Program

Magazines Canada Fellowships seek to develop the next generation of professionals working in Canadian magazine media. The Fellowship program was launched in 2016 to invest in the future of the magazine sector by supporting emerging journalists through a series of paid fellowships with Canadian magazines across the country.

Fellows work with a lead mentor at their host magazine, gain valuable experience and broaden their professional network. A Fellow's salary is covered by the Magazines Canada Fellowship program and includes a contribution from the host magazine.

The 2018 Fellow will be announced at Magazines Canada's annual MagNet conference April 25–26, 2018 in Toronto. The Fellow will choose their host magazine from the eligible expressions of interest.

About Magazines Canada
Magazines Canada is the national trade association representing Canadian-owned, Canadian-content consumer, cultural, specialty, professional and business media magazines. French and English member titles offer a wide range of topics including business, professional, news, politics, sports, arts and culture, leisure, lifestyle, women and youth, made available on multiple platforms. The association focuses on government affairs, services to the advertising trade, circulation marketing and the development of career skills and the recognition of excellence among the people who work in Canada's magazine media. Visit

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