Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #129

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The Edmonton Sun’s annual Christmas Charity Auction runs November 4-6! There are 11 “Fun with The Media” items up for auction. This is the 23rd year that the auction has been held. Proceeds support the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, Sign of Hope, the United Way of Alberta,… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #128

I saved a few media-related links while I was away, things I really wanted to link to, so you’ll see a few older items in the list below. Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: I guess I need to begin this week with CBC. They’ve been all over the media news lately, for… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #127

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: I haven’t yet seen an official statement from the team, but Ryan Jespersen has confirmed on Twitter that he’s the new in-game host for the Edmonton Oilers. Here’s a photo of him in action. Ryan previously performed the in-game host duties as a substitute back in April,… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #126

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The latest radio ratings are out, and once again Now! 102.3 FM is on top, in every demographic. In fact, they’ve increased their lead over second place 630 CHED. 91.7 FM The Bounce was the biggest loser in this book, while Capital FM improved the most. Central… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #125

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The Local Good is looking for a new social media consultant as Breanna Mroczek is moving to Calgary to take over as editor of Where Magazine. Congrats Breanna! The Wanderer Online is back with a new website and a new team. The Noteworthy has featured writer Omar… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: After 40 years, what’s next for Global Edmonton?

It was forty years ago today that Global Edmonton first went on the air. Then known as “Independent Television” or ITV, the channel was founded by Dr. Charles Allard. Through a series of acquisitions, the channel joined the Global family on September 4, 2000, and is today owned by Shaw Media. Over the years, Global… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #123

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: You’ve no doubt come across the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by now. My favorite is probably Bill Gates, but local media celebs have started participating too. Here’s Global Edmonton’s Gord Steinke, CTV Edmonton’s Josh Classen, CTV Morning Live’s Rob Williams and Kim Wynn, Virgin 104.9’s Beckler, Breakfast… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #122

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Global Edmonton (CITV-DT) is gearing up to celebrate its 40th anniversary on September 1. Here’s a tribute from Marty Forbes. You can learn more about the station’s history here. The Edmonton Broadcasters Club‘s 2014 Fall Luncheon will feature Wally Kirk, who was with Global Edmonton from the… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #121

Hope you’re all having a great summer so far! Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Sounds like there won’t be another season of Oil Change this year. Here’s what Matt Henderson had to say about it: “What the documentary captured wasn’t the Oilers rising out of the ashes like a Phoenix, it was… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #120

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: So you want to be an anchor? Join CTV Edmonton at K-Days with an on-air personality from noon to 9pm daily. When we were there on Saturday, Daryl McIntyre was sharing the desk! Today is the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing. Zoey Duncan wrote about… Reads more »