How to write about anything or everything
Speaker: Fatima Syed, National Observer
From breaking news to personal essays, here’s how to handle anything that comes your way (even if you know nothing about the topic!).
Intro to 360 Video Reporting
Speaker: Adrian Ma, Ryerson School of Journalism
360 and VR video is an emerging form of journalistic storytelling, especially now that the technology to create and edit immersive video content has become more affordable and easier to use. In this session, students will get tips on shooting 360 video for reporting and get a chance to experiment with live 360 video for social media.
Legal facts you need to know
Speaker: Lisa Taylor, Assistant professor, Ryerson University
Room: Room 187
What pictures can I publish? Can I say that? Learn the legal tips every journalist should know.
What makes a good story?
Speaker: Mackay Taggart
News Director, Global News Toronto
Where do you find a story? The news director at Global News Toronto talks about finding good stories and deciding what makes the news.
Running a great student newsroom
Jacob Dubé, Editor-in-chief, the Eyeopener
Emma Wai, Editor-in-chief, the Reckoner
Time: 1:40 – 2:30 p.m.
Become a better interviewer
Speaker: Arshy Mann, host of CANADALAND Commons
Become a better photographer
Speaker: Gary Gould, Ryerson
Take your photography to the next level. Ryerson’s Gary Gould will show you tips and tricks for capturing better visuals.
Podcasting and radio workshop
Speakers: Angela Glover and Michal Stein
Location: Slaight Radio studio
Get behind the microphone! Learn to use professional audio recording equipment and try out our recording studio.