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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Full-Time Food Blog

After Madisyn Latham completed an undergraduate degree in communications, she was unsure of where to go next. Harbouring a deep love of journalism for most of her life, she chose Western’s MMJC because it combined her passion for journalism with her background in communications. Madisyn’s capstone project – the Full-Time Food blog – grew out […]

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Living With Type 1

In the second semester of her time in Western’s MMJC program, Emma Clarke was hospitalized for three days. Scared and overwhelmed, Emma was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Emma searched for resources to help her adjust her lifestyle and manage her diagnosis, but found that resources and support for young people in her situation were […]

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London Police Services Awareness Videos

During his internship with the London Police Service’s communications department, Ross Howey assisted Media Relations Officer Sandasha Bough on a number of particularly difficult days for the force. He also had the opportunity to participate in many fun events and initiatives involving LPS officers, and was able to document them along the way. A freelance photographer […]

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