Posts Tagged: edmonton

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 #248

Hope you had a wonderful long weekend! Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: A number of local radio stations picked up nominations for the 2017 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards. Congrats! The winners will be announced on April 20 in Toronto. Bob Layton’s new book Welcome to Radio! My life in broadcasting,… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for April 9, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The City of Edmonton’s Naming Committee has approved the name for one of Canada’s first outdoor curated Indigenous art parks: ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞, pronounced (EE-NU) River Lot 11. There’s a major fight brewing over lot splitting in the Greater Hardisty area. Residents are signing restrictive covenants… 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 »

Edmonton Notes for March 26, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Mayor Don Iveson says both the provincial and federal budgets “are encouraging for Edmonton overall.” It sounds like phase 2 of the Valley Line LRT (west to Lewis Estates) is getting closer to reality. EEDC CEO Brad Ferguson says Budget 2017 “is unusually specific about the path forward”… Reads more »