Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #218

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Even the newspaper delivery boys are getting fired! Thirteen-year-old “Connor Piquette has been delivering the Edmonton Examiner every Wednesday after school for the past year. But this Wednesday will be his last on the job.” He was one of “approximately 600 contract carriers” who received termination letters… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #217

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: We have launched the first version of the Story Garden at Taproot Edmonton! You can read about it in our latest newsletter. The Story Garden “is where members will seed ideas by asking questions, and cultivate other members’ ideas by expressing their level of curiosity and perhaps… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #216

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Wednesday was Otiena Ellwand’s last day at the Edmonton Journal. She confirmed she is leaving to “pursue an adventure abroad.” Best of luck Otiena! Global Edmonton news director Michael Fulmes is off to Saskatchewan after more than 10 years with the station. Here’s an interview I did… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #214

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The latest survey results from Vividata show that across Canada “readership of daily newspapers remains strong with eight out of 10 Canadian adults reading newspapers each week.” Here in Edmonton, the Journal leads the Sun which is followed closely by Metro (PDF). Now that the Journal and… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #213

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: From Harvard Broadcasting’s 95.7 CRUZ FM: “Gary James has announced that he is hanging up the headphones after 37 years on the airwaves. Gary came to Edmonton in 1996 and has been entertaining Edmonton’s listeners for the past twenty years.” As a result, “his co-host Shannon Medaglia,… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #210

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: 630 CHED’s Ryan Jespersen has been named one of the most influential people in Alberta for 2016 by Alberta Venture. “By asking questions many others avoid (or don’t know to ask), and undeterred by his subjects’ fame or fortune, Jespersen has carved an important part of the… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #209

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Corus Entertainment and the Edmonton Eskimos have agreed to a multi-year deal that will keep the Eskimos on 630 CHED through 2021. “The 2016 season is CHED’s 23rd straight season as the Eskimos flagship.” A fundraising campaign to save Connect2Edmonton has raised more than $8,000 so it… Reads more »