As the year comes to a close, our Radio and Broadcasting Diploma students, faculty and alumni show no intentions of slowing down. From awards nominations, to securing jobs, to getting involved with some truly interesting projects, the Humber RBD community is using their talent to shape the Radio landscape in Canada.
On April 20th, 2018, Humber Journalism won two BNC Awards at the 2017 Ontario Community Newspaper Association convention. The BNC awards are organized by the OCNA and recognize the outstanding work of local Ontario newspapers.
Valerie Mascarin, a 2015 Bachelor of Creative Advertising grad, and her team at Cossette won D&AD's Wood Pencil for their McDonald's "Follow the Arches" campaign.
Kenan Habibovic, a 2016 graduate of the Broadcasting – Radio diploma and On-Air Announcer and Production Assistant for Island Radio in British Columbia, along with his team, have won a Radio and Production Award.
On March 24th, Humber students won the Designing Change 2018 competition, organized by Sustainable Humber and the World Wildlife Fund Canada.
The School of Media Studies and Information Technology would like to congratulate our journalism faculty Jayme Poisson and Richard Warnica on their recent achievements in the journalism field.
User Experience Design Students, Maureen Ariza Paredes and Jenna Mussar, attended the international UXInsight Conference in the Netherlands this March.
Humber College is pleased to announce a new partnership with Telefilm’s Talent to Watch Program. The program provides financing for the production, digital distribution and promotion of a first feature-length film or web-based narrative audiovisual content made specifically for online distribution.
Laura C., a recent graduate of the Advertising & Graphic Design program, won an Applied Arts Student Award in the category of "Advertising Series" for her collection of Moleskin ads.
Michael Downey, a student at Humber’s Radio Broadcast Diploma program, and his student collaborators have won best newscast in the category of Audio Radio Newscast at the 2017 Broadcast Educators Association of Canada National Student Awards.
On April 24th, Broadcasting - Radio postgraduate student, Clare Bonnyman won first place for “The Story of Studio 212” in Audio Storytelling at the Emerge Awards. Broadcasting - Radio diploma students Sean Towgood, Tevin Guthrie and Chris Wheeler placed second for their work on “Stigma” in the same category.
On April 19th, Radio Humber Diploma’s ‘Writing for Radio’ Professor Larry MacInnis won 3 coveted Crystal Awards for best radio commercial, station promotion and public service announcement.
Two SMSIT students competed on March 8th in Voices 2017, an annual speech competition run by PR students for PR students in the GTA. This year’s theme was “the world in reverse”.
Congratulations to the 2017 Grip Juicer winning team, Channel Six, Humber College.
FMTV thesis film "Land of Nod" won runner-up in Best Live Action category in Canada's Top Ten Student Shorts Programme on January 14, 2017.
'The Illusory', an art installation designed by Humber students has won the Winter Stations design competition and will be open to the public at The Beaches on February 20th 2017.
Humber College Film & Television Production Advanced Diploma Program's "The Land of Nod" (2016) makes TIFF Top Ten and will screen as part of the 16th Annual Canada's Top Ten Film Festival in January 2017.
Justin MacDonald and Fiona Cleary couldn't be more deserving of the People's Choice Award. They both worked tirelessly during the campaign promoting the competition and entry, which paid off!
For the fourth year in a row, the Radio-TV-Digital News Association held its Central Canada meeting and awards luncheon at Humber College on Saturday, April 23rd.
This is the second year in a row that our students have won the BEAC award for a two-hour live election special show on Radio Humber.
Three SMSIT students competed on March 30th in Voices 2016, an annual speech competition run by students for students in the GTA.
Humber College Creative Advertising students recently had the honour of working with the Toronto Police and the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police on an important campaign to help bring attention to the dangers of Fentanyl. The focus of the campaign is a website, facethefentanyl.ca which profiles "Tina Espey, 19, Cole Lockie, 21, Tyler Campbell, 17, Jake Bodie, 17, and Jessie Kolb, 24, as well as resources and information about overdoses and fentanyl." Toronto Police Chief, Mark Saunders told the Toronto Star, "the campaign is “just a starting point for this very issue . . . we can’t just arrest our way through this thing.”
Visual Storytelling faculty member Cliff Caines recently created a new film on 2016 Governor General's Award winner Suzy Lake. His work is a stunning, four-minute look at the career of this celebrated Canadian (Detroit-born) artist. Congratulations Cliff on your amazing work! What a great feature.
On Monday March 7, 2016, the Ontario Association of Broadcasters (OAB) held their annual career day in Toronto. OAB career day is a great opportunity for all second-year Broadcasting-Radio and Radio postgraduate program students to join in on a roundtable discussion with industry and other radio students from across Ontario. The Humber School of Media Studies was thrilled to be a sponsor at the event, which was chaired by instructor Neil Mathur.
Last week, a select group of former Broadcasting - Radio Diploma and Certificate graduate students formed a discussion panel to answer questions from current Broadcasting - Radio students in NX 111 of Humber College's North Campus. The annual Grad Panel falls under the program's RBD Speaker Series umbrella.
Congratulations to Film and Media Production student Sabchu Rinpoché on the screening of his film Singing in Diaspora at the Ottawa Tibet Film Festival! The Ottawa Tibet Film Festival is an emerging festival, with a strong lineup of films. Singing in Diaspora will be screened as part of the festival on March 20, 2016 at the Mayfield Theatre.
Date: March 8th, 2016
Location: Humber College North Campus 205 Humber College Blvd. Toronto, M9W 5L7 Hives Room F307, F313, F314
5:00pm to 6:30pm ITS & ESDV projects in rooms F313, F314 and F307
6:30pm to 7:00pm Employer break - Pizza and Pop
7:00pm to 8:00pm Hiring event in showcase rooms and networking event in hives lounge
Dan Rowe, Program Coordinator of the Bachelor of Journalism program has written a brand new textbook."Feature Writing for Journalism and Media Students" was published by Oxford University Press and is currently available on Amazon.
FMP grad, Andrew Korogyi and FMTV grad, Yosef Baraki, have been honoured again for their film, Mina Walking. The film has been awarded the first ever 'Discovery Award' at the Canadian Screen Awards!
"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step."
Congratulations to our Advertising Marketing Communications students on their win at the Canadian Association of Marketing Professionals (CAMP) awards!
Congratulations to Multimedia Design and Development grads Andrew Langemann and Wale Sholubi on their work on a new large endeavour from Canadian Tire as part of Angle Media Group. Andrew and Wale worked on the launch Canadian Tire's new campaign " How To Videos' Tag Line " Don't Worry... You got this! Wale worked on the pre-production and Andrew edited all the videos in English and in French. Congratulations on the great work!
Congratulations to Advertisng Account Management grads Tony and Matt and Multimedia Design and Development grads Andrew Langemann and Kenny St.Jean on the launch of their work for Angle Media Group on the brand new Hennessy book - Shaken and Stirred: Hennessy Crafted Cocktails and Mixed Drinks as part of Angle Media Group!