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That’s me with the red hair at the G20 in Toronto. Photo courtesy Kevin Konnyu.

Steven Goetz is a freelance reporter and photographer based in Toronto

His work has been carried by the Toronto Star, VICE News Canada, Toronto Sun, Metro Toronto, and the Owen Sound Sun Times, among many others.

Work Experience

Reporting InternVICE News Canada — October 2016 — Current

National stories out of Toronto.

WORK EXAMPLES:

LGBTQ Canadians Sue Government for Decades-Long Witch Hunt | PUBLISHED: VICE News Canada, Nov. 2, 2016

Shoppers Drug Mart Wants to Sell You Medical Pot | PUBLISHED: VICE News Canada, Oct. 25, 2016

ContributorMetro Toronto — April 2016 to present

Reporting Intern — Sept. 2015 to Oct. 2015

City and national stories at Toronto’s largest free daily.

WORK EXAMPLES:

Anti-Trump protestors march through downtown Vleveland during the Republican National Convention, July 18, 2016. (Steven Goetz/For Metro

2016-07-18 — Protestors march through downtown Cleveland during the Republican National Convention. (For Metro)

2016-05-17—This 1960s-era high-rise was once known as the "Gem of East York" but since 2014 has the second-most violations handed down by city inspectors.

2016-05-17—This 1960s-era high-rise was once known as the “Gem of East York” but since 2014 has the second-most violations handed down by city inspectors.

Toronto police hunting for man who brutally attacked mother goose | PUBLISHED: Metro Toronto, April 25, 2016

Residents split over new Scarborough shoreline trail | PUBLISHED: Metro Toronto, June 29, 2016

Is Bunz Trading Zone a hotbed of TTC fare evasion? | PUBLISHED: Metro Toronto, April 28, 2016

Brace yourselves, Toronto: Construction season is coming | PUBLISHED: Metro Toronto, April 26, 2016

Toronto drone flyer recovers lost camera thanks to Bunz Trading | PUBLISHED: Metro Toronto, April 25, 2016

Photos for story: "'Dream come true' in the ball park," Metro Toronto, page 3, Oct. 1, 2015.

Photos for story: “‘Dream come true’ in the ball park,” Metro Toronto, page 3, Oct. 1, 2015.

ReporterThe Kincardine News — June to Sept. 2015, Sept. 2013 to June 2014

General assignment reporter and relief editor at the Sun Media (now Postmedia) community weekly.

WORK EXAMPLES:

It was all flowers, tea and sweets for members of the Ripley and District Horticultural Society as they hosted their annual flower show at the Ripley Huron Community Centre on June 24, 2015. (Steven Goetz/FOR THE KINCARDINE NEWS)

Ripley veteran modest about wartime service | PUBLISHED: The Kincardine News, Nov. 5, 2013

A serious head-on-collision between a car and SUV occurred on Lake Range Drive just south of Boardwalk Street in the Township of Huron Kinloss sometime before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. PICTURED: First responders work to extricate the driver of a grey Chevy Impala before airlifting him to Victoria Hospital in London, Ont. (STEVEN GOETZ/FOR THE KINCARDINE NEWS)

2015-07-15 — A car and SUV met head on sometime before 6 p.m. on Lake Range Drive just south of Boardwalk Street in the Township of Huron Kinloss. First responders pulled the driver of a grey Chevy Impala from the wreck before airlifting him to Victoria Hospital in London, Ont. (For The Kincardine News)

Military exercises in Michigan cause tremors felt from Tobermory to Kincardine | PUBLISHED: Owen Sound Sun Times, Front Page, June 26, 2015

Michigan politicians outline host of concerns over DGR | PUBLISHED: The Kincardine News, Sept. 30, 2013

Canada Day fireworks in Kincardine, Ont., July 1, 2015. (Steven Goetz/FOR THE KINCARDINE NEWS)

Is Kincardine’s Station Beach the Great Lakes’ ‘Surf City’? | PUBLISHED: The Kincardine News, March 10, 2014

Hundreds of women turned out to compete in the Kincardine Women’s Triathlon on Saturday, June 11, 2015. Competitors were cheered on by hundreds of supporters along the race route, which started and ended just off Kincardine’s Station Beach. All proceeds from the annual event are donated to Community Living of Kincardine and District. PICTURED: Women in the third heat wait for the sign to start their race. (Steven Goetz/FOR THE KINCARDINE NEWS)

Hundreds of women turned out to compete in the Kincardine Women’s Triathlon on Saturday, June 11, 2015. Competitors were cheered on by hundreds of supporters along the race route, which started and ended just off Kincardine’s Station Beach. All proceeds from the annual event are donated to Community Living of Kincardine and District. PICTURED: Women in the third heat wait for the sign to start their race. (Steven Goetz/FOR THE KINCARDINE NEWS)

Hundreds attend vigil for teenager who drowned off Kincardine’s south pier | PUBLISHED: Goderich Signal Star, Front Page, Aug. 5, 2015

Family, friends and the Kincardine public gathered on Station Beach to honour the life of Lucas Johnson, a 16-year-old from Goderich who drowned off the south pier on Aug. 2. More than 200 were in attendance. Aug. 4, 2015. PICTURED: Two teens embrace while people took turns placing candles around a cross staked on the beach. (Steven Goetz/FOR THE KINCARDINE NEWS)

Family, friends and the Kincardine public gathered on Station Beach to honour the life of Lucas Johnson, a 16-year-old from Goderich who drowned off the south pier on Aug. 2. More than 200 were in attendance. Aug. 4, 2015. PICTURED: Two teens embrace while people took turns placing candles around a cross staked on the beach. (Steven Goetz/FOR THE KINCARDINE NEWS)

News EditorThe Ryersonian — Fall 2015

Oversaw broadcast, online and print coverage at the campus news operation run by the Ryerson School of Journalism.

WORK EXAMPLES

The new Student Learning Centre. (Steven Goetz/FOR THE RYERSONIAN)

(as editor)

RSU budget documents reveal massive deficits in last two years | PUBLISHED: The Ryersonian, Nov. 11, 2015

Need to buy a tampon on campus? Good luck with that | PUBLISHED: The Ryersonian, Oct. 30, 2015

Hate graffiti found on campus | PUBLISHED: The Ryersonian, Oct. 21, 2015

Ryerson students, instructor in France safe after Paris attacks | PUBLISHED: The Ryersonian, Nov. 18, 2015

RSU rejects men’s issues group application | PUBLISHED: The Ryersonian, Oct. 29, 2015

No end in sight of RSU-CESAR feud | PUBLISHED: The Ryersonian, Nov. 4, 2015

(as writer)

Sheldon Levy era comes to an end | PUBLISHED: The Ryersonian, Nov. 25, 2015

Lachemi backs proposed Ryerson law school | PUBLISHED: The Ryersonian, Dec. 1, 2015

RSU asks students to stand in solidarity against hate on campus | PUBLISHED: The Ryersonian, Oct. 23, 2015

Education

Bachelor of JournalismRyerson University School of Journalism — (expected 2016)

Winner of the 2016 Joe Perlove Award for best journalist in the graduating class, and 2011 Thomson Reuters Award for most promising reporter.

WORK EXAMPLES:

Drunken Masters: Toronto’s craft beer revolutionaries | PUBLISHED: Ryerson University School of Journalism course work, April 15, 2013

Toronto bingo hall down on its luck | PUBLISHED: Ryerson University School of Journalism course work, Nov. 26, 2012

Toronto Coun. Sandra Bussin Defends Record | PUBLISHED: OpenFile.ca, Oct. 21, 2010