Posts Tagged: edmonton

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #216

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Wednesday was Otiena Ellwand’s last day at the Edmonton Journal. She confirmed she is leaving to “pursue an adventure abroad.” Best of luck Otiena! Global Edmonton news director Michael Fulmes is off to Saskatchewan after more than 10 years with the station. Here’s an interview I did… Reads more »

Coming up at City Council: August 15-19, 2016

Council is back from the summer break next week! Let’s hope they all got some much needed R&R. Here’s my look at what Council will be discussing in the week ahead. Interesting to see that a number of the reports now include a section called “Metrics, Targets, and Outcomes” in addition to the existing “Corporate… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for August 7, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Lots more Northlands news this week. Chris LaBossiere resurfaced the suggestion that Northlands and EEDC merge. Then Northlands CEO Tim Reid threatened that this year’s K-Days could be the last, if Northlands doesn’t find a way to generate new revenue. Extortion doesn’t seem like a good strategy to… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #214

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The latest survey results from Vividata show that across Canada “readership of daily newspapers remains strong with eight out of 10 Canadian adults reading newspapers each week.” Here in Edmonton, the Journal leads the Sun which is followed closely by Metro (PDF). Now that the Journal and… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #213

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: From Harvard Broadcasting’s 95.7 CRUZ FM: “Gary James has announced that he is hanging up the headphones after 37 years on the airwaves. Gary came to Edmonton in 1996 and has been entertaining Edmonton’s listeners for the past twenty years.” As a result, “his co-host Shannon Medaglia,… Reads more »