Len Coates Memorial Award

Eric Mark Do is a fourth-year journalism student studying at Ryerson University. His achievements have led to him winning the Len Coates Memorial Award, given to the “most promising journalism student,” as well as the Donner Canadian Foundation Howard Intrator Memorial Scholarship “for outstanding business writing.”

Eric manages social media for JHR Ryerson and the Toronto chapter of the Canadian Association of Journalists. Previously, he co-directed and reported for Ryerson University TV News. He has also held the roles of acting associate editor, students’ lounge editor and reporter for J-Source.

His work has appeared in PBS MediaShift, the Tyee, the Eyeopener, Ryerson Free Press,  the Bluffs Monitor and MyTownCrier.