Ryan Jackson works in multimedia production

FORT CHIPEWYAN, ALTA.: AUGUST 26, 2010 — Allan Adam, Chief of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation looks out over lake Athabasca in Fort Chipewyan, Alta. on August 26, 2010. Adam remembers diving off of the dock when he was a young boy and the water levels were much higher. (Ryan Jackson / Edmonton Journal).

Ryan Jackson is an award-winning photojournalist focused on immersive storytelling in 360VR and dome projection. He has worked at various publications across Canada including the Edmonton Journal where he was senior multimedia photojournalist for nine years. He now runs a growing 360VR production company, Full Circle Visuals Inc., based out of Edmonton.

A jack of all trades, Jackson has MacGyvered several award-winning multimedia projects over the years, including 360-degree videos dating back to 2010, interactive games for tablets, and a virtual reality conversation with candidates during an election campaign.

Always keen to share his knowledge, Ryan has been a documentary photojournalism instructor at MacEwan University and has been invited to speak about 360VR at numerous conferences around North America. 
Over the past decade, Jackson has been honoured with 28 national and international awards for his work in multimedia storytelling.

Photojournalism program testimonial

Loyalist taught me the importance of story-telling. It gave me the journalistic skills to find and make images that matter and make a difference. Above all, it surrounded me with people who inspired me and became friends for life.




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