Posts Tagged: journalism

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 »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #141

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Marty Forbes: “Put me down as ‘thumbs up’ on Ryan Jespersen joining 630 CHED last month.” As of today, Perry Mah has been with the Edmonton Sun for 25 years! More words written about the media coverage of the Oilers and Tyler Dellow. Seems everyone is wondering… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #140

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Episode 1 of Friends Without Benefits is now live! Learn more in the latest Unknown Studio podcast, and also at Scream Queen B. Taylor Smith can now be heard on SONiC 102.9 on weekdays from 10am to 3pm. Here’s a very honest post from Gregg on the… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #139

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to Dave Cournoyer who has been blogging at Daveberta for 10 years! I remember being a little starstruck when I first met Dave in line for a show at the Varscona Theatre. I was a big fan (I still am) and meeting people in person that… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #138

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The Unknown Studio have announced a new crowdfunding campaign on Patreon. They are asking listeners to “put their money where their ears are” so that they can make the show even more successful. Adam and Scott talk about more about it in their latest episode on Pogo… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #137

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Ryan Jespersen’s new show on 630 CHED kicked off this morning. You can listen to the entire thing or specific hours on SoundCloud. Cam Tait wrote about the new challenge for Ryan recently. GigCity.ca has posted more than 2,200 stories since February 2011 on a variety of… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #136

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Big shakeup in the local media world! Ryan Jespersen announced last week that he would be leaving BT Edmonton, with his final show taking place on Tuesday, December 30. Today, it was announced that he’ll be hosting The Ryan Jespersen Show on 630 CHED beginning Monday, January… Reads more »