Awards

The RRJ has won myriad honours in Canada and the United States. The following is a non-exhaustive list:

National Magazine Awards

2012 Honorable Mention, Profiles: Ashleigh Gaul for “Northern Restoration”
2012 Honorable Mention, Profiles: Matthew Braga for “Classic Gopnik”
2011 Gold, Best New Magazine Writer: Liam Casey for “Suicide Notes”
2011 Honorable Mention, Best New Magazine Writer: Matthew Scianitti for “Not All Smurfs and Sunshine”
2011 Honorable Mention, Health &Medicine: Liam Casey for “Suicide Notes”
2011 Honorable Mention, Society: Liam Casey for “Suicide Notes”
2011 Honorable Mention, Profiles: Matthew Scianitti for “Not All Smurfs and Sunshine”
2010 Honourable Mention, One of a Kind Articles: Mai Nguyen for “I’m Dyin’ Up Here…!”
2009 Honourable Mention, One of a Kind Articles: Greg Harris for “Pissed Off”
2008 Honourable Mention, Best Student Writer: Canice Leung for “Investigating Harvey”
2007 Gold, Best Student Writer: Julia Belluz for “I”
2007 Silver, Profiles: Julia Belluz for “I”
2007 Honourable Mention, Investigative Reporting: Lauren McKeon for “Into the Wild”
2007 Honourable Mention, Politics and Public Interest: Meena Nallainathan for “Staring Down the Tigers”
2007 Honourable Mention, Magazine Covers: Levi Nicholson for “Mr. Incredible”
2007 Honourable Mention, Portrait Photography: William Ciccocioppo
2007 Honourable Mention, Best Student Writer: Meena Nallainathan for “Staring Down the Tigers”
2006 Honourable Mention, Best Student Writer: Joe Castaldo for “Whyte Noise”
2005 Gold, Best Student Writer: Leigh Doyle for “So Long”
2005 Honorable Mention, Politics & Public Interest: Keren Ritchie for “Rough, Tough & Ready to Rumble”
2005 Honorable Mention, Best Student Writer: Keren Ritchie for “Rough, Tough & Ready to Rumble”
2005 Honorable Mention, Health & Medicine: Talia Maze for “Addicted to Hype”
2005 Honorable Mention, Portrait Photography: Dafna Izenberg for “The Conscience of Nunavut”
2002 Silver, Portrait Photography: William Ciccocioppo
2002 Honorable Mention, Science Writing: Jennie Addario for “Horror Show”
2001 Honorable Mention, Magazine of the Year
2001 Silver, Politics: Kali Pearson for “The Wizard of Ooze”
2001 Honorable Mention, Arts & Entertainment: David Fielding for “Three Men and a Dirty Little Baby”
1999 Honorable Mention, Profiles: J. Timothy Hunt for “An Incredible Hodgepodge of Weirdness”
1997 Honorable Mention, Illustration: Jason Schneider for “The Dying Art of Talking Crop”
1993 Honorable Mention, Magazine of the Year

Rolling Stone Magazine College Journalism Award

2001 Profile of Naomi Klein by Lara Hertel, “Radical Chic”
1998 Profile of Michelle Landsberg by Leah Rumack, “The Personal Is the Political, Honey”

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Awards

2015 First Place, Single Issue of an Ongoing Magazine (Editorial): Erica Lenti, Editor
2015 First Place, Specialized Business Press Article: Amanda Panacci for “Silenced Spring”
2015 Third Place, Articles (People): Alanna Kelly for “Prize Fighters”
2015 Honourable Mention, Article (Features): Aimee O’Connor for “Where the Wild Things Are”
2014
Second Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Places): Rebecca Melnyk for “From the Ashes”
2014 Second Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Investigation and Analysis): Rebecca Melnyk for “From the Ashes”
2014 Second Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Feature): Miro Rodriguez for “iWitness”
2014 Third Place, Consumer Magazine Article (First Person): Luc Rinaldi for “I Was a Teenage Anti-Abortion Apologist”
2014 Third Place, Specialized Business Press Article: Ronan O’Beirne for “Wrong Numbers”
2014 Third Place, Single Issue of an Ongoing Print Magazine (Editorial): Megan Jones, Editor
2014 Honourable Mention, Consumer Magazine Article (Investigation and Analysis): Daniel Sellers for “The Credibility Gap”
2014 Honourable Mention, Consumer Magazine Article (Feature): Megan Jones for “They’re Not Fine
2013 Third Place, Consumer Magazine Article (People): Loren Hendin for “Tart and Soul”
2013 Second Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Feature): Stephanie Maris for “The Media Diet”
2013 First Place, Consumer Magazine Article (First Person): Hafsa Lodi for “In Memoriam”
2013 First Place, Specialized Business Press Article: Gin Sexsmith for “Endangered Species”
2012 First Place, Single Issue of an Ongoing Print Magazine (Editorial): Haley Cullingham, Editor
2012 First Place, Single Issue of an Ongoing Print Magazine (General Excellence): Sara Harowitz, Editor
2012 First Place, Specialized Business Press Article: Daniel Viola for “The Ethics of Staging”
2012 First Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Investigation and Analysis): Kasia Mychajlowycz for “Scary Monsters”
2012 Second Place, Consumer Magazine Article (People): Matthew Braga for “Classic Gopnik”
2012 Honorable Mention, Consumer Magazine Article (People): Samantha Anderson for “Northern Tenacity”
2011 First Place, Single Issue of an Ongoing Print Magazine (Editorial): Liam Casey, Editor
2011 First Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Investigation and Analysis): Liam Casey for “Suicide Notes”
2011 First Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Feature): Ashley Csanady for “140 Characters in Search of a Story”
2011 Second Place, Consumer Magazine Article (People): Matthew Scianitti for “Not All Smurfs and Sunshine”
2011 Third Place, Consumer Magazine Article (First Person): Vesna Plazacic for “War Torn”
2011 Third Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Feature): Stephen Baldwin for “Vice Goes Global”
2010 Third Place, Single Issue of an Ongoing Print Magazine (Editorial): Katherine Laidlaw, Editor
2010 Second Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Feature): Mai Nguyen for “I’m Dyin’ Up Here…!”
2010 Third Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Investigation and Analysis): Matthew Halliday for “Anatomy of a Tragedy”
2009 First Place, Single Issue of an Ongoing Print Magazine (Editorial): Marit Mitchell, Editor
2009 First Place, Consumer Magazine Article (People): Ashley Walters for “Deconstructing Barry”
2009 First Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Investigation and Analysis): Carolyn Morris for “One Powerful Union Tactic”
2009 Second Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Feature); Greg Hudson for “The Long Goodbye”
2009 Third Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Investigation and Analysis): Eve Tobolka for “Hot Topic”
2009 Third Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Feature): Greg Harris for “Pissed Off”
2008 First Place, Single Issue of an Ongoing Print Magazine (Editorial): Carla Wintersgill, Editor
2008 Second Place, Online Magazine
2008 Third Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Investigation & Analysis): Canice Leung for “Investigating Harvey”
2008 Third Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Features): William Stodalka for “The New News Race”
2008 Honorable Mention, Consumer Magazine Article (Investigation & Analysis): Alina Seagal for “The Russian Enigma”
2007 First Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Features): Meena Nallainathan for “Staring Down the Tigers”
2007 Second Place, Single Issue Ongoing Magazine: Julia Belluz, Editor
2007 Second Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Investigation & Analysis): Amy Packwood for “A Wasteland No More”
2007 Third Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Features): Dana Lacey for “To You, I’m Fluff ”
2007 Honourable Mention, Consumer Magazine Article (Investigation & Analysis): Angela Kozak for “The Numbers Game”
2006 First Place, Single Issue Ongoing Magazine: Marco Ursi, Editor
2006 First Place, Consumer Magazine Article (People): Joe Castaldo for “Whyte Noise”
2006 Second Place, Consumer Magazine Article (Investigation & Analysis): Jacqueline Nunes for “Going Down”
2006 Third Place, Online Magazine
2006 Honorable Mention, Consumer Magazine Article (First Person): Marco Ursi, “In Your Face”
2004 First Place, Service & Information: Amanda Factor for “Dumb and Dumber”
2004 Second Place, People & Places Article: Jennifer Allen for “To Hell and Back”
2003 First Place,Specialized Business Article
2003 Third Place, Investigation & Analysis
2003 Honorable Mention, Specialized Business Article
2002 First Place, Investigation & Analysis
2002 First Place, Specialized Business Article
2002 Second Place, Investigation & Analysis
2002 Second Place, People & Places
2002 Third Place, Investigation & Analysis
2002 Third Place, Specialized Business Article
2002 Honorable Mention, Specialized Business Article
2000 First Place, People & Places: Alicia Androich for “Sink or Shift”
1999 First Place, People & Places: Karen Moffat for “The Notorious Peggy Wente”
1999 Honorable Mention, People & Places: Philippe Devos for “Saturday’s Child” 1999 Honorable Mention, Investigation & Analysis: Tanya Coulthard for “Battle for Survival”
1998 Honorable Mention, Investigation & Analysis: Chad Skelton
1998 Third Place, Trade Magazine Article: Colin Putney
1998 Honorable Mention, People & Places: Shawn Phelps
1996 First Place, Trade Magazine Article
1996 Third Place, Investigation & Analysis
1993 First Place, Single Issue of an Ongoing Magazine
1992 First Place, Consumer Magazine Article: Anthony Seow
1992 Third Place, Single Issue of an Ongoing Magazine
1992 Honorable Mention, Consumer Magazine Article: Andrew Leitch
1991 First Place, Single issue of an Ongoing Magazine: Simone Collier, Editor
1990 First Place, Single issue of an Ongoing Magazine: Allan Tong, Editor

Fraser MacDougall Journalism Award (Sponsored by the Ontario Press Council)

2007 First Place/ Julia Belluz, “Pssst – Try the Back Door to Cyberspace,” November 6, 2006, www.rrj.ca
2006 First Place/ Carley Baxter, “Paper Thin,” Spring 2006
2006 Second Place/ Marlene Rego, “Fear of Publishing,” March 5, 2006, www.rrj.ca

 

Citations

The Globe and Mail 
“The Ryerson publications were at their best in years, leaving the impression that the media world is booming.” — John Fraser, The Globe and Mail, May 21, 2005

Utne Reader
Ryerson Review of Journalism is the most engaging magazine I’ve read about media in a long time. Published twice annually by journalism students at Ryerson University in Toronto, recent issues have included a substantial article on street newspapers, interesting profiles of small-circulation magazines like Geist, a report of the growing dearth of newspaper book reviews, and a history of the Indymedia movement.” — Chris Dodge, Street Librarian, October 2003