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Adrian Ma

Associate Professor
Combined Honours Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University    
Master's of Journalism, Ryerson University (now Toronto Metropolitan University)    

Adrian Ma is an award-winning journalist, multimedia producer, professor and author. He specializes in teaching digital news reporting, personal branding and 360/VR storytelling at Toronto Metropolitan University in Toronto, Canada. He has more than 15 years of professional experience as a writer, editor and content creator and has worked for numerous Canadian news outlets including the CBC and the Toronto Star. He has also written a book about Chinese-Canadian history titled, "How the Chinese Created Canada" (Lone Pine Publishing, 2010).

  • Digital news
  • Multimedia storytelling
  • Branding
  • Online audience analytics
  • 360/VR video
  • Canadian Community Newspapers Award (Best Campus News Story, 2006)
  • Canadian Association of Journalists (Hong Kong Student Fellowship, 2008)
  • Canadian Online Publishing Awards (Best Community Feature, 2010)
  • Online Journalism Awards Finalist (Community Collaboration, 2010)
  • Canadian Online Publishing Awards (Silver Prize, Best Use of Social Media, 2011)
  • CBC President's Award (Silo-Buster, 2014)
  • Toronto Metropolitan University Dean's Teaching Award (2018)

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