School Leadership

Professor Gavin Adamson
Gavin Adamson

Undergraduate Program Director

Undergraduate Program Administrator researching mental health news and digital journalism @ryersonjourn. Numbers and nightmares have news value – WH Auden

Aseel Kafil
Aseel Kafil

Manager of Administration

Leader, educator, and change manager. Interested in developing teams and bringing the best in individuals to better serve communities.

Janice Neil Associate chair
Janice Neil

Chair

Journalism Chair at Ryerson, former editor J-Source.ca. Reporting and producing career at CBc TV & Radio and TVO

Anne Rauhala
Ann Rauhala

Associate Chair

Hemingway-esque J-prof and editor. Writes like Mariel and looks like Ernest. No, no, wait…

Bill Reynolds Professor
Bill Reynolds

Graduate Program Director

Graduate Program Director, Journalism, Ryerson. Editor, Literary Journalism Studies. Author, Life Real Loud. Feature Writer. Etc.

Faculty

Professor Gavin Adamson
Gavin Adamson

Undergraduate Program Director

Undergraduate Program Administrator researching mental health news and digital journalism @ryersonjourn. Numbers and nightmares have news value – WH Auden

Gene Allen
Gene Allen

Professor

Teaches TV journalism and history of journalism and communication. Main research interest: history of the international news system, especially news agencies. (138 characters)

Kamal Al-Solaylee
Kamal Al-Solaylee, PhD

Associate Professor

Teacher, book author and critic with interest in arts, Middle Eastern issues, race and sexual-identity politics. Into creative nonfiction and magazines. Adores dogs, tolerates cats.

Marsha Barber Professor
Marsha Barber

Professor

Marsha is Professor in the School of Journalism and Teaching Chair for the Faculty of Communication and Design. Prior to coming to Ryerson, she spent many years at CBC, where she was a senior producer at CBC’s flagship newscast: the National.

Jagg Carr-Locke
Jagg Carr-Locke

Associate Professor

Teaches masthead and oversees internships. Corrects other people’s grammar because someone has to. Building TARDIS in home garden. Wants to be buried at Anfield. #YNWA.

April Lindgren Professor headshot
April Lindgren

Associate Professor

Passionate about local news and why it matters; runs The Local News Research Project. Loves mystery novels, the piano and Toronto.

Adrian Ma

Assistant Professor

Multimedia producer, writer, teacher, super tired new daddy

Asmaa Malik Assistant Professor headshot
Asmaa Malik

Assistant Professor

Teaches start-up journalism and digital reporting. Interested in how social media networks change our relationships to news. Also loves: stand-up comedy and popcorn.

Professor Anne McNeilly
Anne McNeilly

Associate Professor

An unabashed news and coffee junkie who likes to stay up late watching Sam Fuller movies.

Janice Neil Associate chair
Janice Neil

Chair

Journalism Chair at Ryerson, former editor J-Source.ca. Reporting and producing career at CBc TV & Radio and TVO

Anne Rauhala
Ann Rauhala

Associate Chair

Hemingway-esque J-prof and editor. Writes like Mariel and looks like Ernest. No, no, wait…

Bill Reynolds Professor
Bill Reynolds

Graduate Program Director

Graduate Program Director, Journalism, Ryerson. Editor, Literary Journalism Studies. Author, Life Real Loud. Feature Writer. Etc.

Ivor Shapiro Chair of the School of Journalism headshot
Ivor Shapiro

Professor

Teaches ethics, media law and feature writing, and supervises undergraduate capstone projects. Researches journalists’ professional identity and values. Eats too much ice cream.

Joyce Smith
Joyce Smith

Associate professor

Music-loving Iberophile and knitting fundi fascinated by journalism and religion.

Lisa Taylor
Lisa Taylor

Assistant professor

Prof, recovering lawyer, geeked about s. 2(b) of the Charter of Rights & Freedoms.

Visiting Professors

Adjunct Professors

Professor Gavin Adamson
Gavin Adamson

Undergraduate Program Director

Undergraduate Program Administrator researching mental health news and digital journalism @ryersonjourn. Numbers and nightmares have news value – WH Auden

Gene Allen
Gene Allen

Professor

Teaches TV journalism and history of journalism and communication. Main research interest: history of the international news system, especially news agencies. (138 characters)

Kamal Al-Solaylee
Kamal Al-Solaylee, PhD

Associate Professor

Teacher, book author and critic with interest in arts, Middle Eastern issues, race and sexual-identity politics. Into creative nonfiction and magazines. Adores dogs, tolerates cats.

Marsha Barber Professor
Marsha Barber

Professor

Marsha is Professor in the School of Journalism and Teaching Chair for the Faculty of Communication and Design. Prior to coming to Ryerson, she spent many years at CBC, where she was a senior producer at CBC’s flagship newscast: the National.

Jagg Carr-Locke
Jagg Carr-Locke

Associate Professor

Teaches masthead and oversees internships. Corrects other people’s grammar because someone has to. Building TARDIS in home garden. Wants to be buried at Anfield. #YNWA.

April Lindgren Professor headshot
April Lindgren

Associate Professor

Passionate about local news and why it matters; runs The Local News Research Project. Loves mystery novels, the piano and Toronto.

Adrian Ma

Assistant Professor

Multimedia producer, writer, teacher, super tired new daddy

Asmaa Malik Assistant Professor headshot
Asmaa Malik

Assistant Professor

Teaches start-up journalism and digital reporting. Interested in how social media networks change our relationships to news. Also loves: stand-up comedy and popcorn.

Professor Anne McNeilly
Anne McNeilly

Associate Professor

An unabashed news and coffee junkie who likes to stay up late watching Sam Fuller movies.

Janice Neil Associate chair
Janice Neil

Chair

Journalism Chair at Ryerson, former editor J-Source.ca. Reporting and producing career at CBc TV & Radio and TVO

Anne Rauhala
Ann Rauhala

Associate Chair

Hemingway-esque J-prof and editor. Writes like Mariel and looks like Ernest. No, no, wait…

Bill Reynolds Professor
Bill Reynolds

Graduate Program Director

Graduate Program Director, Journalism, Ryerson. Editor, Literary Journalism Studies. Author, Life Real Loud. Feature Writer. Etc.

Ivor Shapiro Chair of the School of Journalism headshot
Ivor Shapiro

Professor

Teaches ethics, media law and feature writing, and supervises undergraduate capstone projects. Researches journalists’ professional identity and values. Eats too much ice cream.

Joyce Smith
Joyce Smith

Associate professor

Music-loving Iberophile and knitting fundi fascinated by journalism and religion.

Lisa Taylor
Lisa Taylor

Assistant professor

Prof, recovering lawyer, geeked about s. 2(b) of the Charter of Rights & Freedoms.

Instuctors

Administrative Staff

Aina Arro
Aina Arro

Graduate Program Administrator

Happiest on water (liquid or frozen). Coaches figure skating. Loves Baltic food. Scared of colour.

Aseel Kafil
Aseel Kafil

Manager of Administration

Leader, educator, and change manager. Interested in developing teams and bringing the best in individuals to better serve communities.

Yara Kashlan

Receptionist

Graduated from Ryerson School of Journalism. Class of ’16. Minored in Organizational Leadership. Commutes a lot, which is great because I love exploring new places.

Jaclyn Mika
Jaclyn Mika

Departmental Assistant

Current RSJ Departmental Assistant and York History MA student. Former RSJ student. Always history nerd, theatre geek and travel fiend.

Beverly Petrovic
Beverly Petrovic

Student Affairs Coordinator

Bev has been at Ryerson since 1991. She has two wonderful children.

News Media Production Specialists

Angela Glover Technical Staff headshot
Angela Glover

News Media Production Specialist (Audio & Radio)

Audiophile and lover of creating pictures with sound. Craft maven who loves pretty paper and hot glue. Day job teaching technical aspects of Journalism

Headshot for Sally Goldberg Powell
Sally Goldberg Powell

News Media Production Specialist (Post Production)

Media educator, video editor, and perpetual student of graphic design.

Gary Gould headshot
Gary Gould, PhD

News Media Production Specialist (Video and Television)

Professional cinematographer, editor and photographer. PADI-certified underwater photographer and videographer. PhD in Communications.

LesleySalvadori
Lesley Salvadori

News Media Technical Coordinator

RTA Graduate. Spent many years as a freelance camera operator and editor before joining the School of Journalism in 1987.

Lindsay Smith News Media Production Specialist - Multimedia
Lindsay Smith

Digital Content and Web Design Specialist

Self-proclaimed news junkie & hockey fan, an affinity for stilettos & a reputation for falling. Digital and social media educator.

J-Source

Professor Gavin Adamson
Gavin Adamson

Undergraduate Program Director

Undergraduate Program Administrator researching mental health news and digital journalism @ryersonjourn. Numbers and nightmares have news value – WH Auden

Gene Allen
Gene Allen

Professor

Teaches TV journalism and history of journalism and communication. Main research interest: history of the international news system, especially news agencies. (138 characters)

Kamal Al-Solaylee
Kamal Al-Solaylee, PhD

Associate Professor

Teacher, book author and critic with interest in arts, Middle Eastern issues, race and sexual-identity politics. Into creative nonfiction and magazines. Adores dogs, tolerates cats.

Marsha Barber Professor
Marsha Barber

Professor

Marsha is Professor in the School of Journalism and Teaching Chair for the Faculty of Communication and Design. Prior to coming to Ryerson, she spent many years at CBC, where she was a senior producer at CBC’s flagship newscast: the National.

Jagg Carr-Locke
Jagg Carr-Locke

Associate Professor

Teaches masthead and oversees internships. Corrects other people’s grammar because someone has to. Building TARDIS in home garden. Wants to be buried at Anfield. #YNWA.

April Lindgren Professor headshot
April Lindgren

Associate Professor

Passionate about local news and why it matters; runs The Local News Research Project. Loves mystery novels, the piano and Toronto.

Adrian Ma

Assistant Professor

Multimedia producer, writer, teacher, super tired new daddy

Asmaa Malik Assistant Professor headshot
Asmaa Malik

Assistant Professor

Teaches start-up journalism and digital reporting. Interested in how social media networks change our relationships to news. Also loves: stand-up comedy and popcorn.

Professor Anne McNeilly
Anne McNeilly

Associate Professor

An unabashed news and coffee junkie who likes to stay up late watching Sam Fuller movies.

Janice Neil Associate chair
Janice Neil

Chair

Journalism Chair at Ryerson, former editor J-Source.ca. Reporting and producing career at CBc TV & Radio and TVO

Anne Rauhala
Ann Rauhala

Associate Chair

Hemingway-esque J-prof and editor. Writes like Mariel and looks like Ernest. No, no, wait…

Bill Reynolds Professor
Bill Reynolds

Graduate Program Director

Graduate Program Director, Journalism, Ryerson. Editor, Literary Journalism Studies. Author, Life Real Loud. Feature Writer. Etc.

Ivor Shapiro Chair of the School of Journalism headshot
Ivor Shapiro

Professor

Teaches ethics, media law and feature writing, and supervises undergraduate capstone projects. Researches journalists’ professional identity and values. Eats too much ice cream.

Joyce Smith
Joyce Smith

Associate professor

Music-loving Iberophile and knitting fundi fascinated by journalism and religion.

Lisa Taylor
Lisa Taylor

Assistant professor

Prof, recovering lawyer, geeked about s. 2(b) of the Charter of Rights & Freedoms.

Professor Emeritus

Professor Gavin Adamson
Gavin Adamson

Undergraduate Program Director

Undergraduate Program Administrator researching mental health news and digital journalism @ryersonjourn. Numbers and nightmares have news value – WH Auden

Gene Allen
Gene Allen

Professor

Teaches TV journalism and history of journalism and communication. Main research interest: history of the international news system, especially news agencies. (138 characters)

Kamal Al-Solaylee
Kamal Al-Solaylee, PhD

Associate Professor

Teacher, book author and critic with interest in arts, Middle Eastern issues, race and sexual-identity politics. Into creative nonfiction and magazines. Adores dogs, tolerates cats.

Marsha Barber Professor
Marsha Barber

Professor

Marsha is Professor in the School of Journalism and Teaching Chair for the Faculty of Communication and Design. Prior to coming to Ryerson, she spent many years at CBC, where she was a senior producer at CBC’s flagship newscast: the National.

Jagg Carr-Locke
Jagg Carr-Locke

Associate Professor

Teaches masthead and oversees internships. Corrects other people’s grammar because someone has to. Building TARDIS in home garden. Wants to be buried at Anfield. #YNWA.

April Lindgren Professor headshot
April Lindgren

Associate Professor

Passionate about local news and why it matters; runs The Local News Research Project. Loves mystery novels, the piano and Toronto.

Adrian Ma

Assistant Professor

Multimedia producer, writer, teacher, super tired new daddy

Asmaa Malik Assistant Professor headshot
Asmaa Malik

Assistant Professor

Teaches start-up journalism and digital reporting. Interested in how social media networks change our relationships to news. Also loves: stand-up comedy and popcorn.

Professor Anne McNeilly
Anne McNeilly

Associate Professor

An unabashed news and coffee junkie who likes to stay up late watching Sam Fuller movies.

Janice Neil Associate chair
Janice Neil

Chair

Journalism Chair at Ryerson, former editor J-Source.ca. Reporting and producing career at CBc TV & Radio and TVO

Anne Rauhala
Ann Rauhala

Associate Chair

Hemingway-esque J-prof and editor. Writes like Mariel and looks like Ernest. No, no, wait…

Bill Reynolds Professor
Bill Reynolds

Graduate Program Director

Graduate Program Director, Journalism, Ryerson. Editor, Literary Journalism Studies. Author, Life Real Loud. Feature Writer. Etc.

Ivor Shapiro Chair of the School of Journalism headshot
Ivor Shapiro

Professor

Teaches ethics, media law and feature writing, and supervises undergraduate capstone projects. Researches journalists’ professional identity and values. Eats too much ice cream.

Joyce Smith
Joyce Smith

Associate professor

Music-loving Iberophile and knitting fundi fascinated by journalism and religion.

Lisa Taylor
Lisa Taylor

Assistant professor

Prof, recovering lawyer, geeked about s. 2(b) of the Charter of Rights & Freedoms.

Journalism Course Union

Professor Gavin Adamson
Gavin Adamson

Undergraduate Program Director

Undergraduate Program Administrator researching mental health news and digital journalism @ryersonjourn. Numbers and nightmares have news value – WH Auden

Gene Allen
Gene Allen

Professor

Teaches TV journalism and history of journalism and communication. Main research interest: history of the international news system, especially news agencies. (138 characters)

Kamal Al-Solaylee
Kamal Al-Solaylee, PhD

Associate Professor

Teacher, book author and critic with interest in arts, Middle Eastern issues, race and sexual-identity politics. Into creative nonfiction and magazines. Adores dogs, tolerates cats.

Marsha Barber Professor
Marsha Barber

Professor

Marsha is Professor in the School of Journalism and Teaching Chair for the Faculty of Communication and Design. Prior to coming to Ryerson, she spent many years at CBC, where she was a senior producer at CBC’s flagship newscast: the National.

Jagg Carr-Locke
Jagg Carr-Locke

Associate Professor

Teaches masthead and oversees internships. Corrects other people’s grammar because someone has to. Building TARDIS in home garden. Wants to be buried at Anfield. #YNWA.

April Lindgren Professor headshot
April Lindgren

Associate Professor

Passionate about local news and why it matters; runs The Local News Research Project. Loves mystery novels, the piano and Toronto.

Adrian Ma

Assistant Professor

Multimedia producer, writer, teacher, super tired new daddy

Asmaa Malik Assistant Professor headshot
Asmaa Malik

Assistant Professor

Teaches start-up journalism and digital reporting. Interested in how social media networks change our relationships to news. Also loves: stand-up comedy and popcorn.

Professor Anne McNeilly
Anne McNeilly

Associate Professor

An unabashed news and coffee junkie who likes to stay up late watching Sam Fuller movies.

Janice Neil Associate chair
Janice Neil

Chair

Journalism Chair at Ryerson, former editor J-Source.ca. Reporting and producing career at CBc TV & Radio and TVO

Anne Rauhala
Ann Rauhala

Associate Chair

Hemingway-esque J-prof and editor. Writes like Mariel and looks like Ernest. No, no, wait…

Bill Reynolds Professor
Bill Reynolds

Graduate Program Director

Graduate Program Director, Journalism, Ryerson. Editor, Literary Journalism Studies. Author, Life Real Loud. Feature Writer. Etc.

Ivor Shapiro Chair of the School of Journalism headshot
Ivor Shapiro

Professor

Teaches ethics, media law and feature writing, and supervises undergraduate capstone projects. Researches journalists’ professional identity and values. Eats too much ice cream.

Joyce Smith
Joyce Smith

Associate professor

Music-loving Iberophile and knitting fundi fascinated by journalism and religion.

Lisa Taylor
Lisa Taylor

Assistant professor

Prof, recovering lawyer, geeked about s. 2(b) of the Charter of Rights & Freedoms.

Advisory Council

Professor Gavin Adamson
Gavin Adamson

Undergraduate Program Director

Undergraduate Program Administrator researching mental health news and digital journalism @ryersonjourn. Numbers and nightmares have news value – WH Auden

Gene Allen
Gene Allen

Professor

Teaches TV journalism and history of journalism and communication. Main research interest: history of the international news system, especially news agencies. (138 characters)

Kamal Al-Solaylee
Kamal Al-Solaylee, PhD

Associate Professor

Teacher, book author and critic with interest in arts, Middle Eastern issues, race and sexual-identity politics. Into creative nonfiction and magazines. Adores dogs, tolerates cats.

Marsha Barber Professor
Marsha Barber

Professor

Marsha is Professor in the School of Journalism and Teaching Chair for the Faculty of Communication and Design. Prior to coming to Ryerson, she spent many years at CBC, where she was a senior producer at CBC’s flagship newscast: the National.

Jagg Carr-Locke
Jagg Carr-Locke

Associate Professor

Teaches masthead and oversees internships. Corrects other people’s grammar because someone has to. Building TARDIS in home garden. Wants to be buried at Anfield. #YNWA.

April Lindgren Professor headshot
April Lindgren

Associate Professor

Passionate about local news and why it matters; runs The Local News Research Project. Loves mystery novels, the piano and Toronto.

Adrian Ma

Assistant Professor

Multimedia producer, writer, teacher, super tired new daddy

Asmaa Malik Assistant Professor headshot
Asmaa Malik

Assistant Professor

Teaches start-up journalism and digital reporting. Interested in how social media networks change our relationships to news. Also loves: stand-up comedy and popcorn.

Professor Anne McNeilly
Anne McNeilly

Associate Professor

An unabashed news and coffee junkie who likes to stay up late watching Sam Fuller movies.

Janice Neil Associate chair
Janice Neil

Chair

Journalism Chair at Ryerson, former editor J-Source.ca. Reporting and producing career at CBc TV & Radio and TVO

Anne Rauhala
Ann Rauhala

Associate Chair

Hemingway-esque J-prof and editor. Writes like Mariel and looks like Ernest. No, no, wait…

Bill Reynolds Professor
Bill Reynolds

Graduate Program Director

Graduate Program Director, Journalism, Ryerson. Editor, Literary Journalism Studies. Author, Life Real Loud. Feature Writer. Etc.

Ivor Shapiro Chair of the School of Journalism headshot
Ivor Shapiro

Professor

Teaches ethics, media law and feature writing, and supervises undergraduate capstone projects. Researches journalists’ professional identity and values. Eats too much ice cream.

Joyce Smith
Joyce Smith

Associate professor

Music-loving Iberophile and knitting fundi fascinated by journalism and religion.

Lisa Taylor
Lisa Taylor

Assistant professor

Prof, recovering lawyer, geeked about s. 2(b) of the Charter of Rights & Freedoms.

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