Posts Categorized: Media Monday Edmonton

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #252

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Marc Carnes has been hired as CKUA’s new CEO, replacing Katrina Ingram who had been serving as interim CEO after Ken Regan’s retirement. Marc is a great guy who was president of the Fringe Theatre Adventures board for six years. Congrats! Here is the latest podcast roundup… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #251

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Karen announced the Alberta Podcast Network at PodSummit over the weekend! I love these conference doodles about the news. “We have a lot of details to work out, but we now have some runway to create a self-sustaining network that gets some money into podcasters’ pockets, and… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #249

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to Omar Mouallem and Jana Pruden on their National Magazine Award nominations! “Edmonton freelance writer Omar Mouallem leads all creators with 4 nominations for 4 different stories published in 4 magazines (Avenue, Hazlitt, Sharp, University Affairs),” they wrote. Omar and Damian Asher will be at Chapters… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #245

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: CANADALAND has now picked up the story about Venture Publishing’s trouble paying freelancers. Apparently the situation is even worse than that though, with frozen accounts, the loss of health benefits, and an erratic publishing schedule all being alleged. Omar Mouallem shared his thoughts on Facebook, writing “VP… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #244

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Sandy VanRiper reminds us that EJ School is coming to an end this month. “After 5 years, 31 classes and amazing teachers and almost 800 students, it has been a wonderful experience of week-long, site-based inquiry,” she wrote back in January. Edmonton did well at the Canadian… Reads more »