Posts Categorized: Media Monday Edmonton

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #187

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Last week’s merger by Postmedia of the Edmonton Journal and Sun newsrooms has resulted in a series of knock-on effects in addition to the original 35 layoffs. At least two of those were hired back – photojournalist Shaughn Butts and editor Paul Bacon. But there have also… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #185

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Here is Seen & Heard’s blog roundup from last week. Remember under the new schedule blog roundups are published on Tuesday! Welcome back to Global Edmonton’s Laurel Gregory, who was away on maternity leave and returned to work on Wednesday last week. Michel Boyer, who was filling… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #183

Small-ish update this week with the holidays fast approaching. Merry Christmas everyone! Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: It’s the end of an era. After more than six years, there’s just one more episode of The Unknown Studio to go. Adam and Scott experimented right to the end, broadcasting the final episode, which… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #181

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Four CTV Edmonton staffers took voluntary retirement packages and left the station this week: Kim Taylor, Serena Mah, Brian Fletcher, and Robin Cleator. This week marks the final broadcast for City TV from its studios in Enterprise Square as Rogers is consolidating all of its broadcast properties… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #180

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Omar Mouallem is winding down his popular Footnotes column with Metro after three years. He plans to “give more attention to my magazine freelancing and another personal project” instead. Editor Tim Querengesser says the paper is “rolling out new voices in January.” The Ryan Jespersen Show picked… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #178

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Today at City Hall the Christmas Bureau launched its 2015 campaign with the annual Gingerbread House Decorating Challenge for the media. This year I was honored to be a judge for the contest, along with Andrea Chan and a member of Edmonton Fire Rescue Services (Bill, representing… Reads more »