March 31st, 2017 A group of RTA Media Production students have been making headlines with their fourth year practicum project, Shades of our Sisters: an Indigenous-student collaboration which aims to honour the lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Most recently, the project has been added to the National... Read More
March 21st, 2017 Last weekend, RTA’s ‘Rams Live’ initiative was the exclusive producer of the 2017 U SPORTS Women's Volleyball National Championship at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The broadcast crew, comprised of students from all programs and all years of RTA, covered all 11 games of the tournament on Rogers TV... Read More
March 15th, 2017 During reading week, Lori Beckstead took seven students in RTA 986 International Development to Kenya to assist on a media-for-development initiative as part of the RTA Humanitarian Media Project in partnership with AMREF (African Medical Research and Education Foundation).
March 14th, 2017 RTA was delighted to be invited to produce the OUA Queen’s Cup - the provincial championship game for Men's Hockey between York University and Queens University - hosted at Canlan Ice Sports on March 11, 2017. It was available streaming live on OUA.tv, but in case you missed it, you can tune into... Read More
March 7th, 2017 2nd-year Sport Media student Jamie Hills will be covering the Arcelormittal Dofasco 2017 U SPORTS Women's Basketball Final 8 Championship with Sportsnet this weekend (March 9-12) in Victoria, BC.
U SPORTS, the national brand of university sports in Canada, broke the news over Twitter in late... Read More
February 17th, 2017 A crew from CTV's The Social recently came by to talk to Ashley about increasing diversity and representation of those working in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The segment aired as part of the episode from Thursday, February 16, 2017. Please have a look:
January 26th, 2017 Dana Lee, an Associate Professor here in the RTA School of Media, has been awarded the 2017 Ryerson University President’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Regarded as one of the most prestigious awards at Ryerson, this award recognizes outstanding educators who demonstrate continuing teaching... Read More
January 10th, 2017 Bailey Parnell (RTA ‘15) was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the future leaders category by Women’s Executive Network in November. Parnell is the CEO and founder of SkillsCamp, a school that helps people and businesses develop their soft skills for professional success.
January 10th, 2017 MEDIA PRODUCTION:
Mikael Melo (3rd Year) brought 22 FCAD students together to create Patience - The Story of a Broken Heart; a short visual story performed to a cover of Shawn Mendes’ “Patience” that explores the trials and tribulations of what it means to fall head over heels for someone in a... Read More
December 8th, 2016 Last term, the RAMS Live team, with the help of many dedicated volunteers (70% of which were first year RTA Sport Media students), broadcast over 75 soccer, hockey, volleyball, and basketball games last term. In the coming months they look forward to covering many more varsity games, in addition to... Read More
December 5th, 2016 It was another busy semester in the Transmedia Zone! In September, Ramona Pringle teamed up with John Hagel, co-chair of the Deloitte Centre for the Edge, to lead a workshop on how to successfully use narrative to advance your brand, find customers and collaborators, and achieve personal growth.... Read More
November 28th, 2016 On November 26th, The RTA School of Media held its third annual New Media Day, where over 80 potential students and their parents had the opportunity to tour our facilities, meet faculty, learn about the program, and participate in group workshops with current students and recent grads. Some of the... Read More
November 24th, 2016 On November 21st, the RTA School of Media held its annual Scholarship Awards Luncheon to recognize high-performing students with a wide range of scholarships. This year, over $90,000 in scholarships were awarded to 42 students based on their performance in the 2015-2016 school year. A huge thank... Read More
November 7th, 2016 On November 4th, GCN teamed up with RUtv, five Master of Journalism students, and eight schools around the world to produce their first live show of the 2016/2017 year: From Where We Stand: An International Student Perspective of the US Election. The show discussed the US election from an... Read More
November 3rd, 2016 On November 1st, Rick Grunberg and Dana Lee took over 70 RTA students to an exclusive taping of “The Beaverton”, a weekly satirical news show based off the popular satirical news website.
December 18th, 2015 The 2015 Digi Awards (hosted by nextMEDIA) were held this November at the MaRS Discovery District. This year, Ryerson graduate Marie-Esperance Cerda took home the Graduate of the Year award for her project in 360° virtual reality news.
December 1st, 2015 The Allan Slaight Radio Institute is now open! Thanks to generous financial support from the Slaight Family Foundation, students now have access to five brand new radio control rooms, as well as new audio production suites in a modern, colourful space. The Allan Slaight Radio Institute, named for... Read More
September 29th, 2015 RTA Assistant Professor, Dr. Hossein Rahnama, launched the world's first context-as-a-service cloud-based solution, Flybits, on September 28, 2015. Flybits allows iOS and Android developers to combine and use multiple sources of contextual information - from location to social profiles, user... Read More
September 15th, 2015 RTA Sports is a co-curricular group of paid and volunteer students,overseen by RTA Instructor and Staff member, Brian Withers,responsible for the live television, webcasting and radio productions of Ryerson Rams varsity athletics, as well as other sporting events taking place at the Mattamy... Read More
September 1st, 2015 Twenty-four RTA students travelled to Los Angeles for a two-week boot camp in August to learn about the U.S. film and television industry. This year, guest speakers included Emmy winners, network executives, producers, showrunners, writers, agents, development executives and feature film... Read More