Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #151

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: CBC has officially eliminated another 241 positions across the country, bringing the total number of cuts over the last year to 1,400. A total of 18 people here in Edmonton received redundancy notices last week. Here’s the monologue that CBC Edmonton’s Tim Adams delivered on the cuts…. Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #150

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Ryan Jespersen has been on air at 630 CHED for three months now! Time certainly does fly. The latest episode of The Unknown Studio features Ryan. He talks a bit about the differences between radio and television. Check it out! Alex Hindmarch has left 92.5 Fresh Radio… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #149

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: It’s Cam Tait week! Here are 20 questions with the local columnist and author. Here’s a CTV Edmonton feature on Cam Tait. “If you have fun on the job you’re never going to work a day in your life,” he says. Cam will be at Audrey’s Books… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #148

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Twitter erupted yesterday when Vassy Kapelos (who now works for Global National in Ottawa) posted a screenshot of a text message conversation she had with Danielle Smith. After asking about ruling out public roles in the future, Smith replied “Piss off Vashy.” Smith later apologized. Clearly Smith… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #147

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Wednesday, March 25 will be Nicola Crosbie’s last day on Global Edmonton as she is making the move to CRUZ FM 95.7 where she’ll co-host the morning show with Lochlin Cross. Here’s the statement she posted to Facebook: “I have loved my job at Global and have… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #146

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Legendary Edmonton sports announcer Al McCann passed away last Wednesday at the age of 85. He served as sports director for CFRN radio and TV for more than 30 years. Here’s a tribute video from CTV Edmonton as well as their obituary. Cam Tait also remembered Al,… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #145

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to Jeff Samsonow, the new Product Strategist at Postmedia Labs. He made the announcement in a new blog post about building community. This is a great hire for Postmedia – I can’t wait to see what the team is able to accomplish! The nominees for the… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #144

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: It’s official: Tim Querengesser is taking over as managing editor of Metro Edmonton in a few weeks. Congrats Tim! Pretty damn pumped for 2015. Watch for these bylines @MetroSteph @Metro_Leah @MetroRyan and watch for great things from @metroedmonton — Tim Querengesser (@timquerengesser) March 3, 2015 Congratulations to… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #143

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Big news that I missed last week! Global Edmonton’s Nicola Crosbie and 100.3 The Bear’s Lochlin Cross are moving to 95.7 CRUZ FM where they’ll anchor the morning show. No start date has been announced yet, but the new show will debut this spring. Tim Querengesser announced… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #142

What a week in the world of media, both local and elsewhere. Let’s start with some local stuff before moving on to the broader mediaverse: Omar Mouallem’s latest piece for Canadaland sparked quite a bit of discussion and controversy. Writing in response to the demise of Sun News Network, Omar said: “I hope Sun TV’s… Reads more »