By Stefanie Phillips, RSJ ’18

Maham Shakeel accepts the Dick Lunn Memorial Award for 2016. // Photo by: RSJ

It’s time to pull out your fancy shoes and start practicing your smile for the 2017 RSJ Awards Luncheon.

The annual awards ceremony will take place at noon on Nov. 20 in the Alumni Room at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The lunch will host the deserving award recipients of 2017 and their generous donors.

This year the Ryerson Journalism Alumni Association will induct Wendy Mesley, a host at CBC, and David Skok, co-creator of, as RSJ Headliners for their exemplary work in the industry. Headliners are showcased in a digital display at the Rogers Communication Centre.

There will be 49 awards given to Bachelor of Journalism students and 10 awards given to Masters of Journalism students. All awards recipients have already been notified.

Are you interested in being an usher for the event? Contact Jaclyn Mika for more information.