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
August 15th, 2015 New RTA faculty member, Joe Recupero, produced all of the Track and Field, Artistic Gymnastics and Track Cycling during the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, while several students from both the media production and sport media programs worked as technical operators and assistants at the... Read More
July 20th, 2015 After just a few short weeks writing digital content and working on the books based on Temple Street Productions' wildly popular series, The Next Step, screenwriting grad Alix Markman (RTA 2015) has joined the award-winning show as its new story coordinator. Markman now works with the writers' room... Read More
June 9th, 2015 On June 8, RTA celebrated its 2015 graduating class with a convocation ceremony in the Ryerson Theatre. One graduate, Max Cotter, is particularly deserving of a special mention. Max took home the Ryerson Gold Medal, the most prestigious faculty-wide award offered to graduating students. Recipients... Read More
May 14th, 2015 Joe Recupero will join RTA as an Assistant Professor in July. Many RTA’ers already know Joe as a part-time instructor and graduate of the Masters in Media Production program. For over 20 years, he worked at the CBC, first in TV News and Current Affairs, before moving into live sport production. Joe... Read More
May 4th, 2015 RTA has teamed up with the Ontario Science Centre (OSC) to develop an experiential design course for New Media and Digital Media students. Students will receive mentorship from the OSC’s curators, and hands-on training in project pitching, development, and management of a large-scale public... Read More
April 29th, 2015 In the first week of March, RTA held two VIP sessions with industry leaders. Hubert Lacroix, CBC Radio-Canada president, visited RTA to discuss the future of public broadcasting, while Scott Moore, president of Sportsnet and NHL Properties, held a leadership panel on the future of sport media. This... Read More