Ron Rogers has 25 years of experience in the music industry in Canada. His career began at former industry trade journal RPM, whereas news editor he covered music business trends and events, and interviewed many of the top artists and executives in music. He has also written freelance articles, promotional materials, and advertorials for a variety of companies and media outlets, including Billboard Magazine, Sun Media, and Canadian Music Week.
Ron later joined The Children’s Group, one of Canada’s leading independent record labels, as their Director of Publicity and Promotion. Ron subsequently left The Children’s Group to become Head of the Entertainment Management Program at a noteworthy private career college, where he developed curriculum, cultivated and coordinated a faculty of industry professionals, and developed and taught courses in the music business, communications, and career planning.
For more than 12 years, Ron was a faculty member, curriculum designer and career and alumni advisor at Metalworks Institute in Mississauga, ON, a private career college dedicated to entertainment industry arts education.
In addition, Ron also designed a Music Business certificate program for George Brown College’s Continuing Education School in Toronto. He has been a juror with the Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) for more than two decades and is also a former member of CARAS (the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences).
Ron currently provides grant writing services to several outside clients and continues to teach courses on the business of music.