Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: Journalist Dave Seglins on ‘Taking Care in News: 2024 industry discussions on well-being’

The Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma, the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and the Carleton University School of Journalism are hosting a special series of online industry forums tackling the critical issue of the mental health and well-being of those in the news industry.

“Taking Care in News: 2024 industry discussions on well-being” is open to journalists, editors, managers, educators and students.

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast, we welcome journalist and mental health advocate Dave Seglins, one of the lead authors of 2022 report, Taking Care: A Report on Mental Health, Well-being and Trauma Among Canadian Media Workers, a study revealing alarming levels of burnout, anxiety, depression and trauma exposure within the industry.

In this episode, we talk with Seglins about his ongoing work to enact a culture shift in newsrooms to improve mental health across the industry.


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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessenhttps://broadcastdialogue.com
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email - corrections@broadcastdialogue.com

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