Posts Tagged: journalism

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 »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #115

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: In case you missed it, the spring radio ratings are out and NOW! 102.3 FM is back on top, this time with a sizeable lead over second place 630 CHED. See more stats here. Five writers with the Edmonton Journal have been awarded prizes by the Society… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Who’s on Instagram?

Lately I have been pretty interested in the many different ways that Edmontonians are using Instagram. Of course we use it to document the beautiful, the shocking, the curious, and yes the mundane, throughout our city. But does it have uses beyond that? Are the local media using it for news? Instagram itself seems keen… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #114

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Things are changing at The Wanderer Online! Editor and co-founder Emerson Csorba is passing the torch to Blue Knox. You can read her first piece as incoming editor here. And if you’re interested in getting involved, they are now accepting applications for editorial positions. Guess who was… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #113

I was thrilled to have the opportunity to kick off BT Bloggers Week this morning on Breakfast Television Edmonton. This was my fourth time participating in the week-long-affair, and I’ve enjoyed it every single time. You can see the first and second segments here – we talked about What the Truck?!, downtown, and more. I… Reads more »