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Remote Consultants Program: Applications Open Now!

Jun 12, 2024

Magazines Canada is excited to announce the Remote Consultants Program (RCP), an updated version of the previous and beloved Travelling Consultants program! The RCP is an exclusive benefit of membership with Magazines Canada, providing one-on-one access to industry experts, John Wilpers and Peter Medwid, on an ongoing basis for seven months at a low cost.

In collaboration with Katahdin Media Management, Magazines Canada will help twenty-two Magazines Canada members proactively face business issues through seven monthly micro-consulting sessions with the two publishing experts. The publications will have the opportunity to sit down (remotely) for an uninterrupted hour to discuss their most pressing challenges and come up with solutions. 

The cost to members is $350—the same as the cost of the previous Travelling Consultants Program. The rest of the $2200/magazine program is covered by Magazines Canada and our generous funders at the Government of Canada (Department of Canadian Heritage, Canada Periodical Fund).

Any magazine member of Magazines Canada in good standing is welcome and encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted from June 12 to July 12, 2024, and all magazines will find out if they were selected by August 12, 2024, to begin setting up their meeting schedules. Meetings run monthly from September 2024 to March 2025, but if a magazine requests an accelerated schedule, the consultants will do their best to accommodate.

The application asks for three or four topics, as suggested by John and Peter. If we receive more than 22 applications, we will do our best to allocate places where they will have the greatest benefit and hope to receive further funding in future years to extend the program to more magazines. 

For more information, visit the Remote Consultants Program page. To apply now, fill out the Remote Consultants Program Application!

If you have any further questions, please contact Magazines Canada at info@magazinescanada.ca

If you’d like to learn more about John, Peter, and Katahdin, check out their website.

Not a member yet? Become a member today!

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