Robert J. Ballantyne

  Creative Director
  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Robert J. Ballantyne is ‘s Creative Director. Previously, he was a journalist at the CBC on a number of news programs including the fifth estate, Marketplace and The National. He also worked as a staff writer at the Toronto Star and other media outlets. In addition to leading the Artsculture Collective, he built and designed ‘s website. He is available for freelance web development and graphic design at Artsculture Creative.

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Music
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Meet Joe Stone, record label owner and producer

Disco, drugs and women fueled the success of Miami-based label TK Records. His son now keeps his late father’s musical legacy alive in the digital age.

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History
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Conor Woodman talks Hunting Nazi Treasure

History Canada’s new series documents a real-life, present day search for stolen Nazi works of art.

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Communications
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Inside the mind of Canadian radio's most important executive

A one-on-one conversation with Susan Marjetti, CBC’s executive director of Radio and Audio

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Music
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Canadian hitmakers Wild Strawberries get deep

Pop-rock radio duo thoughtfully evolve in their latest album, ‘Vesper 50’

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Communications
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Meet two people who invisibly influence the future of CBC

Canadian Media Guild presidents Kam Rao and Jonathan Spence bring opinions from the public broadcaster’s workers to key decision makers

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Music
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Alysha Brilla is out to change the world, one song at a time

Waterloo, Ontario-based musician releasing new album in the fall, touring internationally

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Visual Arts
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Jessica Holmes makes a big return to CBC's Air Farce

The comedienne dishes on impersonating Céline Dion & Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, opening for Seinfeld, Ellen and Oprah

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Communications
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Meet CBC Indigenous journalist Connie Walker

The award-winning reporter is on the front lines, sharing the stories of Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women.

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Communications
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On the road with Carla Robinson

The CBC host talks about being the first, and still the only, Aboriginal national TV anchor on the three major Canadian networks

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Music
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Jully Black is back

The singer, songwriter and ‘eTalk’ diva does it all without breaking a sweat

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Visual Arts
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One-on-one with Elvira Kurt

The comedienne talks about her Comedy Network show ‘Popcultured’ and why Canadian culture doesn’t need a leg up

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Music
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The Return of Wild Strawberries

Canada’s best-kept rock-pop secret is back with a new album, ‘Deformative Years’

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