I'm Celina Gallardo (pronounced gull-yard-dough) and I'm a staff reporter at the Toronto Star and a design editor at The Pigeon.
I completed my Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University in 2019. During my time there, I was the 2017-2018 editor-in-chief at Folio magazine, 2018-2019 editor and chief visuals editor at the Review of Journalism and a photo editor at The Eyeopener. In 2018, I interned at NRU Publications and at Broadview magazine the following summer.
I'm also a proud cat guardian of Miffy the cat.
January 2020 • Canadian Online Publishing Awards
Awarded to Ryerson's first Hong Kong 360 team for their multimedia stories that captured Hong Kong's evolving traditions and
November 2019 • Ryerson School of Journalism
For overall excellence in magazine skills, including a demonstrated commitment to the crafts of editing and writing.
Digital Journalism Student Award
June 2019 • Asian American Journalists Association
Awarded to Ryerson's first Hong Kong 360 team for the most creative work that tells continuing stories of how our society evolves in the physical and digital world.
Emerge Media Award for Multimedia Production, Second Place
April 2019 • Emerge Media Awards
Awarded to Ryerson's first Hong Kong 360 team for the Multimedia Production category at the 2019 Emerge Media Awards.
Faulhaber Communications Award
November 2017 • Ryerson School of Journalism
Awarded to a female student with demonstrated focus and aspirations to become a senior leader in communications.