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Eternity Martis is an award-winning Toronto-based journalist and editor whose work has been featured in The Huffington PostVICEBroadlyCANADALANDxoJaneSalon, CBC's Metro Morning, CTV, HazlittThe WalrusNew Canadian MediaHerCampusAlternative PressThe Ryerson Review of Journalism, J-Source, Daily XtraThe FaderComplex and The Come Up Show. Her work has helped shape the language used in newsrooms, is discussed in mainstream media, changed policies on racism and is taught on academic syllabuses at Western University, Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. She is also a National Magazine Awards 2017 finalist for Best New Writer.

Eternity holds a Master of Journalism degree from Ryerson University, a Certificate in Writing from Western University and Double Honours Major degrees from Western University in Women's Studies and English Language and Literature.

She specializes in feature writing and longform and writes about race/racism, current affairs, relationships, fashion, music, body image, reproductive and mental health, social justice, women's issues and pop culture.


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AWARDS

WINS

AEJMC Student Journalism Awards —  Second Place, Specialized Business Press for "Collateral Damage" (2016)

Nominations/Finalist

National Magazine Awards — Finalist, Best New Writer for "Know Your History, Know Your Greatness" (2017)

National Magazine Awards — Finalist, Best Editorial Package for Ryerson Review of Journalism (2017)

Digital Publishing Awards — Finalist (as Editor of nominee), Best Personal Essay for "When Queer Mentorship Comes in the Form of Cling Wrap" (2017)

Digital Publishing Awards — Finalist (as contributor), Best Digital Initiative for "Why Diversity?" (2017)
 

MENTIONS

WEB

The Fader — A year in everything: 11 of our best Canadian stories (2016)

THIS Magazine — Canadian media sucks at representing Muslims in Canada (2016)

Gal-Dem — This black woman was told by her Tinder date to bleach her skin (2016)

Complex — Online Dating as a Minority Sucks—Here’s How Race-Specific Apps Help (2016)

HerCampus — A reflection on campus racism (2016)

VICE — Some Questions for Anyone Who Encountered This ‘Western Lives Matter’ Sign at Homecoming (2016)

TVO.org — Why we decided to capitalize Black, Aboriginal and Indigenous (2016)

The Fader — 55 Of The Most Important Articles About Culture From 2016 (2016)

The Writes of Women — Society and Politics (2016)

Western Gazette — Unawareness leads to on-campus racism (2015)

Fusion — Are black dating apps really necessary? I spent a week trying to find out (2015)

Black Girl With Long Hair — Black women are being trolled on Tinder (2015)

The Silhouette — Your preferences are racist (2015)
 

TV AND VIDEO

TVO, The AgendaCarding and Race in London (2017)

CP24  — Protesters demonstrate outside U.S. Consulate over Brown decision (2014)
 

RADIO AND PODCASTS

CBC Radio: The Current — Should Women Get Paid Menstrual Leave? (2017)

Cavern of Secrets, Hazlitt Episode 15: Eternity Martis  (2016)

CIUT 8.95 FM — Detangled (2016)

CBC Radio 1, Metro Morning — Patchmon's Thai Dessert radio documentary (Prod. Eternity Martis) (2015)

KNR radio (2015)

Western CHRW 94.9 FM (2015)

Resistance Vibes (2015)

570 News Kitchener (2015)

1310 News Ottawa (2015)
 

BOOKS AND SYLLABUSES

Syndicate, Wipf and Stock Publishers (2015)

Western University — Struggles for Freedom: African-American History (Fall 2016)

Western University — Struggles for Freedom: African-American History (Fall 2015)

University of Ottawa — Diversities of women: Gender, race, class and (dis)ability (Fall 2015)

Carleton University — Selected topics in popular culture (Winter 2014)

Ajax Public Library — #BlackLivesMatter syllabus (2016)

Vancouver Public Library — #BlackLivesMatter syllabus (2016)
 

TEACHINGS

LECTURES AND PANELS

2017 — Broadsheet: Freelance Edition, an event for women in media to network with other women in the industry

2016 — Panel member on TVO.org speaking about allyship in the Trump era

2016  — Panel member at JAYU Speaks, Unparalleled: Stories from the black community

2016 — Guest speaker at Western University, Black women's history in Canada course
 

CourseS

The Language of Love, Sex and Gender

Colonial and Postcolonial Literatures

The Novel

Literary Non-Fiction

 Auto/Biography

The Language of Persuasion

The Nature of Narrative

Journalism's Best Stories and Practices