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FemRadio- July 16, 2019

FemRadio is a radio show that is written, recorded, hosted and produced by Sofia Vavaroutsos, alongside the CJRU Feminist Radio Collective, for the Ryerson campus-community radio station, CJRU. Episodes air bi-weekly on Tuesdays from 4 – 5 p.m. on CJRU 1280 AM and on CJRU.ca, and are uploaded to SoundCloud immediately after airing. This episode, […]

#BelieveHer and #MeToo movements #shaded at Men and Masculinity summit

The #BelieveHer movement is the wrong position to take, said Robert Samery, the chair of the Canadian Association For Equality (CAFE), at the Men’s and Women’s Summit on Masculinity 2018 at a Toronto hotel on Sunday.  CAFE, an organization with a sole focus on boys and men, as stated by Samery, was an exhibitor at […]

Labour game changer? HypnoBirthing could see less labour pain in the future

Certified HypnoBirthingand childbirth educatorsacross the globe will be implementing an entirely new curriculum in their courses as early as next month,Allison Thompson, a certified HypnoBirthing and childbirth educator,said at an information session in Toronto on Tuesday.  According to Thompson, the HypnoBirthing Institute has begun training practitioners in the new curriculum, which is a completely revamped […]

Valentine’s Day- dinner’s on me

Money is no object for Canadians on what some say is the most romantic day of the year The amount of money Canadians are spending on Valentine’s Day is at an all-time high, according to a new survey conducted by Ebates.ca (a Rakuten Company), which details Canadians’ projected spending on Valentine’s Day gifts and activities […]

University press outlets in jeopardy due to Ford’s tuition decrease

Some see the move as a direct attempt to silence student watchdogs Campus news outlets across Ryerson could face massive cuts to funding, or even shut down entirely, as a result of the Student’s Choice Initiative- a 10 per cent tuition cost decreased proposed by the provincial government. The decision will impact campus media across […]

FemRadio- April 9, 2019

FemRadio is a radio show written, recorded, hosted and produced by Sofia Vavaroutsos alongside the CJRU Feminist Radio Collective, for Ryerson University’s campus community radio station, CJRU 1280. Episodes air bi-weekly on Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m. on CJRU 1280AM and on CJRU.ca, and are uploaded to SoundCloud immediately after airing. This episode, from April 9, […]

FemRadio- October 2019

FemRadio​ is an award-winning weekly radio show and podcast talking about gender and feminist issues affecting the Toronto community, and featuring interviews with rad Toronto women and gender non-conforming folks. We aim to be a sandbox for women to get radio broadcast experience and on-air skills, with the goal of getting more women’s voices on the […]

Dia De Los Muertos Festival- Broadcast

As an assignment for the Ryerson School of Journalism, Sofia Vavaroutsos covered the annual Dia De Los Muertos Festival at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre. The exercise in TV reporting involved a challenge to produce a broadcast report using nothing but an iPhone.

Battle of the Blades- Ryerson Newsbreak

As part of an assignment for the Ryerson School of Journalism, Sofia Vavaroutsos created a broadcast report in-studio. The assignment involved writing the broadcast script and delivering the news report. As well, Sofia acted as a floor director, teleprompter operator, and switchboard operator while other students were behind the news desk.

To see more of Sofia Vavaroutsos’ work as a reporter, visit the All Projects page.

To see Sofia Vavaroutsos’ published articles, visit the Bylines page.