Posts Tagged: journalism

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 »

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 »