Posts Tagged: journalism

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 »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #119

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Two local radio stations are among the nine being sold by Rawlco Radio to the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group. Subject to CRTC approval, both 102.3 NOW! Radio (CKNO-FM) and up! 99.3 (CIUP-FM) will both join the growing stable of stations under the Broadcast Group umbrella. I talked… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #118

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The Edmonton Journal’s Karen Kleiss and Calgary Herald’s Darcy Henton made Alberta Venture’s list of Alberta’s 50 most influential people. The latest edition of Edmonton Woman magazine is out now! They’re looking for a local woman with a unique story to feature in their next edition. Here’s… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #117

Happy Canada Day! Tune into CKUA on July 1 at 11pm to hear the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra perform “O Canada” as the High Level Bridge is officially lit up! Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to SAM, which launched to the public today! SAM is a social media asset management system that… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #116

Happy Birthday to my favorite food blogger – Sharon! Yeah, I know I am biased Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Dave Breakenridge is the new editor-in-chief at the Edmonton Sun. He was formerly the online editor of the Calgary Sun, though he got his start in Edmonton as an anchor at 630… Reads more »