Post Tagged with: "radio"

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Students roll out red carpet for TARA awards

It’s considered to be the Oscars of the RTA school of media. The TARA Awards recognizes student achievements across the media school. The awards are a prestigious event for the media production, sport media and new media programs. This year, the 38th annual awards will be held on April 15 at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Performing Arts. Josh […]

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Allan Slaight Radio Institute opens its doors

The Allan Slaight Institute opened in the Rogers Communication Centre on Feb. 3, 2016.

by Samantha Tapp· · News
The Allan Slaight Radio Institute is currently under construction in the Rogers Communications Centre. (Mallory Chate / Ryersonian Staff)

Allan Slaight Radio Institute under renovation at Ryerson

This version corrects details about scholarship renewal in paragraph 8. The future of radio for students in the RTA school of media has never looked better, as construction continues in the Rogers Communications Centre. The building is currently undergoing renovations to create the Allan Slaight Radio Institute, after the school received a $3-million donation from Slaight’s family. Slaight, a prominent […]

by Mallory Chate· · News, On Campus
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What’s the scoop on The Scope?

The Scope, Ryerson’s campus radio station, has been hard at work since it was approved for an AM radio license in December. The team anticipates a January 2016 launch date and is hosting a promotional event at the Student Centre with live performances from local musicians to celebrate World Radio Day on Feb. 13.   The station has already been broadcasting online since 2013. The 1280 AM channel will broadcast 126 hours of weekly programming, including spoken word and local music, […]

by Rachelle Robitaille· · Arts & Life, Audio

Reactions: Jian Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sexual assault

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by Samantha Sobolewski· · News
Charles Forzan, chair of the RTA program, welcomes the Slaight Foundation's donation.
Alisha Sawhney / Ryersonian Staff

RTA receives $3-million donation

Shane Perusse, Ryersonian Staff Ryerson’s Radio and Television Arts (RTA) School of Media is the recipient of a significant donation from a prominent Toronto family. The funding will allow the school to expand infrastructure and promote student-produced broadcast content. Ryerson announced Friday that a $3-million donation from the Slaight Family Foundation has been finalized. The donation will be used in […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus

A timeline of Ryerson’s radio history, 1949-2014

Despite the community’s current absence from the airwaves, campus radio has a long history at Ryerson. On Sept. 25, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission heard the Scope at Ryerson’s application for an AM broadcasting licence. As The Scope awaits a decision on its future, The Ryersonian has compiled a timeline of Ryerson’s radio history.

by Deanne Bender· · Arts & Life
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Fridays Live: The Years and Chesca Miranda join us in the studio

By: Alexa Huffman, Elisheva Baer and Samantha Lui Fridays Live is a an audio series showcasing Canadian talent. Each week, we’ll bring in two artists for an interview and live performance. The Years The Years are a indie band from St. Catharines, Ont. They stopped by the studio to chat about their new EP, Into the Fever. They have two […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Audio, Music
The importance of community radio

The importance of community radio

It can be just as difficult to obtain a radio licence in Toronto as it is in Ghana, RTA  professor Lori Beckstead discovered this year. Beckstead returned home to Canada after building a radio station in a small Ghanaian community with a group of RTA students in February. Beckstead was one of three speakers at the radio workshop that took place […]

by Sydney Poulos· · Arts & Life, Media
Sharing sounds on smartphones

Sharing sounds on smartphones

It wasn’t really an “aha!” moment. Rather, the idea for enRUe, the equivalent of Google Docs for audio files, evolved slowly out of an incessant need to share real-time audio files between several users as efficiently as possible. Although the smartphone app is the culmination of six years of hard work for Jacky Tuinstra Harrison, she doesn’t plan on cashing […]

by Robby Frankel· · Music, News, On Campus
Emily Joveski, volunteer co-ordinator at The Scope, has been preparing for launch day.

Scoping out Ryerson’s new radio station

Radio is back at Ryerson with the launch of its new radio station The Scope, but it won’t be hitting the airwaves just yet. Station manager Jacky Tuinstra-Harrison says the station is still in the application process for an AM licence. In the meantime, the station will be broadcasting its content online, including punk and metal music shows, technology and […]

by Anam Latif· · News, On Campus