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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]