Posts Tagged: journalism

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 »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #135

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: With CRTC decision 2014-654, 102.3 Now! FM and up! 99.3 FM both officially became assets of the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group on Tuesday. The Journal is looking to hire a Homes & Condos Editor. The deadline to apply is December 30. Happy Birthday to Marty Forbes! A… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #134

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The latest radio ratings are out! For the period September 1 to November 30, Now 102.3 FM continued to lead by a wide margin. CBC Radio 1 has moved into second position, ahead of 630 CHED. There’s additional detail and demographic breakdowns in this post (and also… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #133

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Vue Weekly is celebrating 20 years and 1000 issues this month with a series of events taking place all around town. They’ve also been asking for input on why alternative papers like Vue are still important and relevant. Global News has launched a new, more responsive website… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Meet The Yards

There’s a new, hyperlocal magazine now available in Edmonton focused on our city’s central neighbourhoods. The Yards launched last week at an event downtown, and soon it’ll find its way into more than 24,000 mailboxes in the Oliver and Downtown neighbourhoods. A collaboration between the Oliver and Downtown community leagues, The Yards will attempt to… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #132

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Hope to see you on Thursday night for the launch of The Yards, a new magazine focused on central Edmonton. Here’s a preview from the National Magazine Awards Foundation. Here’s a preview from Metro. Richard Ozero is back at CTV Edmonton! He is part-time there just as… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #131

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Sonic 102.9’s Program Director Al Ford is leaving for Vancouver to become the new PD at 96.9 Jack FM. Ford was named Program Director of the Year by the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards in 2014, the fourth consecutive time he won the award. Wildrose leader… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #130

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The 23rd annual ATCO Edmonton Sun Christmas Charity Auction raised over $163,000 in support of four local charities: the Stollery Children’s Hospital, United Way, Christmas Bureau, and Catholic Social Services Sign of Hope. Lunch with Mayor Iveson sold for over $1000! Cam Tait says that although media… Reads more »