Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #222

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Mark Iype is the new editor-in-chief of the Edmonton Journal and Edmonton Sun, taking over from Lorne Motley who is now vice-president of editorial for Postmedia’s western region. Mark has served as the Journal’s City Editor since February 2014 and starts in the new role on October… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #221

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: A follow-up on last week’s news: a camera was allowed inside the courtroom for the Travis Vader murder verdict, a first for an Alberta criminal trial. Paula Simons explains how livestreaming of the decision – something local media outlets fought for the right to do – caused… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #219

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Avenue Edmonton is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the September 2016 issue. “Publisher Orville Chubb and associate publisher Trudy Callaghan remember how one conversation led to bringing this magazine to print in 2006.” The Edmonton Broadcasters Club fall luncheon takes place on October 12 and will feature… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #218

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Even the newspaper delivery boys are getting fired! Thirteen-year-old “Connor Piquette has been delivering the Edmonton Examiner every Wednesday after school for the past year. But this Wednesday will be his last on the job.” He was one of “approximately 600 contract carriers” who received termination letters… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #217

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: We have launched the first version of the Story Garden at Taproot Edmonton! You can read about it in our latest newsletter. The Story Garden “is where members will seed ideas by asking questions, and cultivate other members’ ideas by expressing their level of curiosity and perhaps… Reads more »

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 »

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 »