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Marion Coomey

Associate Professor
DepartmentRTA School of Media
EducationBA. W. Laur., MA, W. Ont., MSc, University of Calgary
OfficeRCC 110
Phoneext 557550

Marion Coomey’s background is in broadcast journalism.  Before coming to Ryerson, she worked for several years with the CBC as a TV and radio reporter, producer, host, interviewer and writer for news and current affairs programs. Marion has continued working as a freelancer with the CBC since starting at Ryerson in 1992.

Marion co-ordinates the fourth year internship program with the RTA School of Media, helping 150 students each year find work placements. She currently teaches: On Air Presentation Skills, International Media Production, TV Broadcast Journalism, Feature and Entertainment Reporting. She has also taught: Documentary Production, Media Writing, Information Gathering and Audio Production.

Marion is interested in international collaboration.  She designed and developed a program called the Global City. Students from around the world work together to produce current affairs programs and, through the use of innovative technology, host the shows live, online.