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Photo courtesy of CBC Media Centre. Ryerson journalism graduate Nil Köksal has been named the new host of World Report

Ryerson journalism alumna Nil Köksal new host of CBC’s World Report

The most-listened-to news broadcast in Canada will soon be getting a new host — Ryerson journalism alumna Nil Köksal. She will be replacing current host David Common on World Report, CBC’s flagship network radio morning newscast. Köksal, who graduated from Ryerson in 2001, is an award-winning journalist and host with CBC News. Most recently, she was part of the organization’s […]

by Ilina Ghosh· · News, Off Campus
Jackie Hunter models for Boom Model Management in Milan. Courtesy Sebastiano Scatto

Ryerson alumna models in Milan

The first time Jacqueline Hunter was scouted for modelling, she thought she looked terrible. While browsing stores in the Toronto Eaton Centre one evening near the end of 2012, the almost 6-foot-tall brunette had her hair in a ponytail and was wearing a parka and jeans, when she noticed a woman looking at her. “She came up to me and […]

by Jessica Murray· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Ryerson alumna’s vision for the CNE as first female general manager

Ryerson alumna’s vision for the CNE as first female general manager

When Ryerson University alumna Virginia Ludy accepted an internship with the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) before her fourth year of studies, she did not expect that it would turn into a successful, three-decade long career. Ludy was named general manager of Canada’s largest fair on Wednesday and will assume leadership of the organization when current general manager David Bednar retires […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · News, Top stories
DARE to Wear

DARE to Wear

Canada’s first plus-size female fashion magazine is encouraging readers to wear clothing they normally wouldn’t be seen in. That’s exactly what creator Diana Di Poce did this summer, when she silenced the self-conscious voice in her mind and wore a bikini for the first time. “All my life I thought I couldn’t wear a bikini out in public. But seeing […]

by Stephanie La Leggia· · Arts & Life, Business, Fashion
Fundraiser for Ryerson journalism alumna fighting cancer

Fundraiser for Ryerson journalism alumna fighting cancer

Seasoned and up-and-coming journalists alike are rallying together to support one of their own. A Meet-the-Press fundraiser is expected to take place on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at a downtown bar in honour of Ryerson alumna and Calgary Herald reporter Tamara Gignac, who has cancer. Gignac, a 41-year-old mother of two young children, ages three and seven, and former Ryersonian editor, was diagnosed with inoperable […]

by Jeanie Tran· · Media, News, Top stories
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