Actions and Detail Panel
Thu, 6 April 2017, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Join the Ryerson Review of Journalism on Thursday, April 6 for a discussion about breaking barriers in journalism. The conference coincides with the launch of the RRJ’s Spring 2017 print issue and will feature panels on surviving as a freelance journalist in Canada and on gender barriers in photojournalism. Coffee and light snacks will be provided in Tecumseh Auditorium, Oakham House (63 Gould St.)
Conference registration costs $5. For $10, conference attendees will also get a copy of the Spring 2017 issue of the Ryerson Review of Journalism with their registration. See full conference program below.
Conference attendees are also welcome to join the Ryerson Review at our launch party for the Spring 2017 issue at the Rivoli starting at 6 p.m. See facebook event for more details.
The conference is sponsored by the CWA, as well as FCAD, The Eyeopener and Coca Cola.
Conference program includes:
12:00 p.m. Keynote address: Kamal Al-Solaylee, journalism professor, writer and author of Governor General's award nominee for "Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (To Everyone)"
12:45 p.m. Women in Photojournalism panel featuring:
- Meredith Holbrook, Freelancer whose work has appeared in CNN, National Geographic, Haaretz & more
- Laurence Butet-Roch, Artist Researcher in Residence at Ryerson's Transmedia Zone
- Della Rollins, Contributing Photo Editor at Maclean's with work in Globe & Mail, Marie Claire, Toronto Life & more
- Sarah Palmer, Photographer whose work has appeared in Walrus, Canadian Art, Toronto Life & more
1:45 p.m. Freelance Journalism panel featuring
- Nicholas Hune-Brown, Walrus, Toronto Life, Hazlitt, Globe and Mail, The Guardian & more
- Al Donato, Torontoist, Huffington Post Canada, Broken Pencil Magazine & more
- Jason Anderson, TIFF, Vice, Reader's Digest & more
- Naomi Skwarna, Hazlitt, Toronto Life, Maisonneuve & more
- Rebecca Rose, freelance journalist and former staffer for the Canadian Freelance Union