Archive | Capstone Projects

Descriptions of some of the final capstone projects completed by students in the MMJC program.

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The Newsroom Experiment

After sending out dozens of resumes to newsrooms throughout the GTA, Andre Thurairatnam was beginning to get discouraged. Fresh out of his internship at CP24 in Toronto, and soon to graduate from Western’s MMJC program, he felt like he had the skills to start a career in journalism, but he needed a chance to prove […]

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CanCon Podcasts

Graduating with a degree in media studies and a passion for storytelling, Robin De Angelis was looking for a professional graduate program that would provide the hands on, technical experience that would be valuable in a career. At the same time, she wanted the academic rigour of learning theory as well; the MMJC program struck […]

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Last Week Tonight with Stephanie Gordon

When Stephanie Gordon finished her undergraduate degree, she had many interests and wanted to have as many options open to her as possible. When selecting a graduate program, the MMJC program peaked her interest for a number of reasons. Being a yearlong program was certainly a big selling point. More importantly, as a storyteller she […]

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What they don’t see: Hannibal -a basketball story

After deciding he wanted a career change, Jacky Tran started to see communications opportunities everywhere. Hearing about the blended experience in journalism and communications offered through MMJC at Western, he enrolled in the program to gain the skills to help him stand out to employers. Once he completed his internship at Ryerson University’s communications department, […]

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