Posts Categorized: Media Monday Edmonton

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #210

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: 630 CHED’s Ryan Jespersen has been named one of the most influential people in Alberta for 2016 by Alberta Venture. “By asking questions many others avoid (or don’t know to ask), and undeterred by his subjects’ fame or fortune, Jespersen has carved an important part of the… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #209

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Corus Entertainment and the Edmonton Eskimos have agreed to a multi-year deal that will keep the Eskimos on 630 CHED through 2021. “The 2016 season is CHED’s 23rd straight season as the Eskimos flagship.” A fundraising campaign to save Connect2Edmonton has raised more than $8,000 so it… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #208

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: After 10 years of providing a place for local discussions about our city, Connect2Edmonton is shutting down. The site launched on March 30, 2006 and was described as “the world’s first true online community exclusively dedicated to the global promotion of a geographic region.” It was originally… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #207

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The latest radio ratings are out. Now! 102.3 FM is once again on top, followed by 103.9 CISN Country and then 630 CHED. There’s some commentary at PSR and some additional breakdown and commentary from Bray & Partners Communications. The web show “To the Point” moderated by… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #206

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: As mentioned last week, NAIT has received a $400,000 donation from Sportsnet. The money “will fund scholarships as well as support multimedia and digital media training, development and production at NAIT.” Congratulations to CBC Edmonton on winning four RTDNA Awards on Saturday. Janice Johnston, Andrea Huncar, Marion… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #204

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: There’s still time to register for Journalist Interrupted on Thursday evening! Brian Gorman will moderate a panel featuring Jorge Barrera, Linda Solomon Wood, Kelly Toughill, and Karen Unland. “Whether you are a working journalist, a former journalist, a blogger, a podcaster, a student, a communications pro or… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #203

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: From Marty Forbes: “Bouquets to each and every Edmonton media outlet for the amazing Fort McMurray fire coverage.” Episode 70 of the Canadaland podcast features Vincent McDermott and Cullen Bird from Fort McMurray Today . The 2016 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards were handed out in… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #202

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: There has been a lot of love on Twitter for the media’s coverage of the Fort McMurray wildfires. Today journalists were given an escorted tour of the city along with Premier Rachel Notley. Here’s a behind-the-scenes on how CTV News is covering the Fort McMurray wildfires featuring… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #201

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: After dozens of events, Social Media Breakfast Edmonton (SMBYEG) is shutting down due to changing personal circumstances for the organizers and a very different online world than when the meetup started five years ago. “It is possible that we may re-boot SMBYEG in a different format or… Reads more »