Jagg Carr-Locke has had dual careers in journalism and education for more than 30 years. She began her academic journey in Montreal, attaining her undergraduate degree in journalism and history from Concordia University. She began work on her graduate degree at McGill, but moved to Toronto with the CBC and finished her M.A. in political science at the University of Toronto. Her first job in journalism was as regional reporter with CBC Radio in Montreal. In Toronto she became a writer and editor in the National Radio Newsroom at CBC Toronto, before moving to television and work as writer, producer, and editor at CBC Newsworld and The National with Peter Mansbridge. While hard daily newscasts formed the backbone of her CBC career, Jagg also worked outside public broadcasting, as a daily segment producer at the Discovery Channel.
Jagg has done research in sub-Saharan Africa (Uganda) looking at the role of journalism in a post-authoritarian setting. Her love of news competes with her love of teaching for top spot in her professional heart, so she finds herself very happily at the confluence of the two, in the Ryerson School of Journalism. She has been on faculty since the turn of the new century, teaching Introduction to Video and Television news, and now co-teaching our senior-level capstone course, Journalism Masthead. She also oversees the undergraduate internship program.
B.A. (Journalism) Concordia University
B.Ed., University of Toronto
M.A., (Political Science) University of Toronto
Doctoral Research Award from the International Development Research Centre (Ottawa)
Alexander Brady – MacGregor Dawson Scholarship for Academic Excellence (University of Toronto)
• Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
• Canadian Association of Journalists