Stuart Duncan

Interactive Producer / Developer

Specialties :

Interactive production, content development, programming, video editing, image editing, digital photography, social media coordination, audio production, audio editing, writing, researching, editing.

Skills and tools :

HTML, CSS, PHP, mySQL, Javascript, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Windows, Mac OS, Linux, WordPress, Expression Engine, Drupal, Joomla, MovableType.

Work Experience :

Social Media Producer – CBC News
January 2016 – Present – Toronto ON
Facilitate the creation of social media content in one of Canada’s largest newsrooms. Play a leading role in the creation of content for CBC News YouTube channel. Write captions, headlines and edit pre-existing copy to ensure success on social media platforms. Coordinate live streaming events on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Answer audience queries on social media. Responsible for using analytics tools to help identify breaking stories and content that resonates with our audiences on social media platforms.

Research Assistant – Global Journalism Innovation Lab – Ryerson University
Sept 2019 – Present – Toronto ON
Research on the uptake of explanatory journalism for a project that seeks to provide evidence-based information and perspectives to inform public dialogue and policy action.

Graduate Teaching Assistant – Ted Rogers School of Retail Management – Ryerson University
Fall 2019 – Toronto ON
Marking assignments, leading lectures and seminars, and helping with preparation for undergraduate class in social media research and analytics.

Professor – Social Networks – George Brown College
Winter 2019 – Toronto ON
Teaching course on social networks and social branding. With colleague preparing lectures,developing syllabus, coursework and assignments for second year college course.

Interactive Producer – The Fifth Estate – CBC
January 2013 – 2016 – Toronto ON
Overseeing the digital production of The Fifth Estate, Canada’s premiere investigative documentary news program. Writing and editing of online content. Creation of content for YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other video on demand platforms. Spearheaded the creation and development of Fifth Estate YouTube channel with over 100,000 subscribers and over 7 million annual video views. Oversee look and feel of channel, branding, copy writing and titling of videos, scheduling and encoding. Leading development of special interactive digital content.

Interactive Producer – Dragons’ Den / Factual Entertainment – CBC
2009 – 2012 – Toronto ON

Oversaw the digital production of Dragons’ Den in addition to The Big Decision, Redemption Inc. and CBC’s 75th Anniversary.

Associate Producer – Interactive Content – CBC
2007 – 2009 – Toronto ON
Played a supporting role in the development of digital content for CBC programs and projects including The Week The Women Went, How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? and Battle of the Blades.

Owner – Out of this Spark
2007 – Present – Toronto ON
Run an independent record label that has released 11 albums in a variety of formats and genres, including albums from Timber Timbre, Forest City Lovers, Evening Hymns, Tasseomancy and The D’Urbervilles.

Interactive Assistant – NOW Magazine
July 2006 – December 2007 – Toronto ON

Editing and post production work on audio material for web streaming. Web development and maintenance of website using CSS, Flex and Flash

Technical and Production Coordinator – CFRU-FM
March 2004-August 2006 – Guelph ON
Overseeing maintenance and proper use of station equipment.Training volunteers on radio broadcasting equipment and new technology.Digital audio production.Coordination of remote broadcasts and special programming.Maintenance and development of station’s website including development of automated programming archive and live web streaming

Education :

MA, Communication and Culture (in progress) – Ryerson University
2019-2021 – Toronto ON

BA, Computing and Information Science – University of Guelph
1997-2001 – Guelph ON