Posts Categorized: Media Monday Edmonton

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 »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #177

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: There’s an unsubstantiated report making the rounds that Postmedia plans to merge its major dailies, which in Edmonton would see the combination of the Journal and the Sun. While there’s a lot of wisdom in combining the sales and business teams from each paper (which has happened)… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #176

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to all the winners in the ATCO Edmonton Sun Christmas Charity Auction! Cam Tait reports that $151,944.86 was raised. Looks like the top media dinner was $3,300 to hang out with 100.3 The Bear’s Paul Brown and Motley Crue, followed by $2,700 to join 630 CHED’s… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #175

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The ATCO Edmonton Sun Christmas Charity Auction launches tomorrow at 9am and runs through 7pm Thursday. There are a number of Fun with the Media packages available for you to bid on! You can follow the auction, which supports the Christmas Bureau, Adopt-a-Teen, Sign of Hope, and… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #173

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: CBC Edmonton hosted an event last week to share information on its latest programming changes. Starting today, you can watch Edmonton AM on TV from 6-7am every weekday. The radio studio has been outfitted with video cameras and has been “spruced up” a bit for TV. The… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Postmedia’s new Edmonton Journal

Last Tuesday the Edmonton Journal launched its redesigned newspaper, website, and mobile apps. It has a new logo, new fonts, new colors, and a new ad campaign called “at your fingertips”. In announcing the changes, editor Margo Goodhand wrote: “These changes reflect detailed research on how, when and why you read us. As our audience… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #172

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Tomorrow is the launch of the new Edmonton Journal, both in print and online. Editor-in-chief Margo Goodhand wrote, “the one thing that won’t change is our dedication to this community, and to our craft. We’ve been a strong voice for Alberta for more than a century and… Reads more »