Professor Anne McNeilly joined Toronto Metropolitan University’s School of Journalism after more than 25 years as a journalist; including 18 years as an editor for The Globe and Mail and eight years prior to that as a reporter for The Ottawa Citizen and The Waterloo Region Record where she won six Ontario newspaper awards.
She held a variety of positions at The Globe, including Copy Chief and Assistant National Editor. In 2000, she joined a six-member team that launched the paper’s new Focus section. She was elected twice as a “Prof who made a Mark” by Ryerson students.
|Hons BA (English), Queen’s University|
|MA (Journalism), University of Western Ontario|
McNeilly, A. Storytelling in the Digital Age, International School, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China, April 2016.
McNeilly, A. Journalism Ethics 101 in China, CCA Conference, Calgary, May 2016
McNeilly, A. Amazing Discoveries Speaker Series, Toronto Metropolitan University, September 2015.
McNeilly, A. Eliminating Online Trolls, The Current, CBC, Guest Speaker, February 2015
McNeilly, A. Minimum Marking: A Success Story, The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Volume 5: Issue 1, November 2014
McNeilly, A. and Rauhala, A. The Education of Young Journalists in a Converged Media Landscape, The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 11(5): 11-22. Fall 2012
McNeilly, Anne and Smith, Joyce: How to Create a Picture with 1,000 words, published by AEJMC (Association for Education of Journalism and Mass Communication), in Great Ideas for Teachers collection and on DVD. August 2011
McNeilly, Anne. "Tell Your Story in Six Words,” published in Great Ideas for Teachers collection and on DVD, August, 2010
McNeilly, A Righting Rite in a 2.0 World, Toward 2020 Conference, Toronto, May, 2014
McNeilly, A. Minimal Markup, The Poynter Institute, Florida, June, 2014
McNeilly, A. In Search of the Comma, Canadian Communication Association, June, 2013
McNeilly, A. Education of Young Journalists, Eleventh Annual Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Madrid, Spain, June, 2011
McNeilly, A. Are Tech-Savvy Young Journalists ready for a Brave New Digital World? Rethinking Youth Cultures in the Age of Global Media, Institute of Education, London, England, June, 2011
McNeilly, A. Don’t look for justice in Ontario’s ‘debate’ on wind turbines (external link, opens in new window) , Op-Ed column, Toronto Star, April 2013.
McNeilly, A. Plagiarism is only as wrong as we make it (external link, opens in new window) , J-Source, The Canadian Journalism Project.
McNeilly, A. Maybe something is old, but is it news? (external link, opens in new window) J-Source, The Canadian Journalism Project. January, 2012.