Posts Tagged: media

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #270

Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Erin Isfeld has been named co-anchor of CTV News at Six beginning Monday, October 23. She has been at CTV Edmonton since 2005. Good journalism really can make a difference in the world. Here’s Paula Simons with the latest on Serenity’s case. Grant Ainsley wrote… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #268

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Global News has announced that Jim Haskins is Global Edmonton’s new News Director and Station Manager. “Replacing Tim Spelliscy who retired last month, Jim joins the Edmonton team from Global News Halifax where he worked as a News Director and Station Manager for the last five years.”… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #267

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The Athletic, a subscription-based paywalled sports site, has launched in Edmonton. Jonathan Willis will be writing frequent columns and says “Allan Mitchell, perhaps better known as Lowetide, will be a weekly columnist” and that “Sunil Agnihotri, Minnia Feng and (Black Dog) Pat McLean” will also be “featured contributors”…. Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #266

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The University of Alberta launched Folio.ca last week, a new website that “offers news and information in five areas: science and tech, health and wellness, society and culture, business and commentary.” The site is “an additional communication tool for the university” and isn’t meant to replace traditional methods… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #265

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: CityNews Edmonton launched tonight at 6pm. Here is the new website. Global Edmonton’s Tim Spelliscy officially retired on Thursday last week after 38 years. Here’s a farewell interview with Nancy Carlson. He was even serenaded by Kevin Dabbs and Gord Steinke! Sportsnet’s coverage of the 2017-2018 Oilers… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #263

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: “Due to the tragic passing of our CEO, Ruth Kelly, we are closing the business,” says a recording on the office phone of Venture Publishing. The organization’s office equipment is being auctioned off. Marty Forbes looks back at A-Channel as City TV prepares to re-launch in Edmonton… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #261

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Charles Adler interviewed 630 CHED’s Bob Layton. “Layton the Legend”, he tweeted. Jason Roberts, formerly of up! 99.3 FM, has announced he is joining 100.3 The Bear FM. His first day on-air will be August 14. We’re writing an election roundup at Taproot Edmonton regularly from now… Reads more »