Posts Tagged: media

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #188

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: After 26 years, David Howell voluntarily left the Edmonton Journal this week. He wrote: “Sincere thanks to all colleagues and contacts over past 26 years. Onward!” And according to Brent Wittmeier tonight, Sheila Pratt is also leaving the Journal. He said she was “one of #yeg’s smartest,… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #187

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Last week’s merger by Postmedia of the Edmonton Journal and Sun newsrooms has resulted in a series of knock-on effects in addition to the original 35 layoffs. At least two of those were hired back – photojournalist Shaughn Butts and editor Paul Bacon. But there have also… Reads more »

Postmedia merges Edmonton Journal & Edmonton Sun newsrooms, lays off 35 including senior editors

Postmedia today announced it is merging newsrooms and cutting about 90 staff across the country. Here in Edmonton, the Journal and the Sun newsrooms have merged and 35 people have been laid off as a result, including Journal editor-in-chief Margo Goodhand. The Journal, photo by Channing McRae When today started, there were about 90 people… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #185

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Here is Seen & Heard’s blog roundup from last week. Remember under the new schedule blog roundups are published on Tuesday! Welcome back to Global Edmonton’s Laurel Gregory, who was away on maternity leave and returned to work on Wednesday last week. Michel Boyer, who was filling… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #183

Small-ish update this week with the holidays fast approaching. Merry Christmas everyone! Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: It’s the end of an era. After more than six years, there’s just one more episode of The Unknown Studio to go. Adam and Scott experimented right to the end, broadcasting the final episode, which… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #181

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Four CTV Edmonton staffers took voluntary retirement packages and left the station this week: Kim Taylor, Serena Mah, Brian Fletcher, and Robin Cleator. This week marks the final broadcast for City TV from its studios in Enterprise Square as Rogers is consolidating all of its broadcast properties… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #180

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Omar Mouallem is winding down his popular Footnotes column with Metro after three years. He plans to “give more attention to my magazine freelancing and another personal project” instead. Editor Tim Querengesser says the paper is “rolling out new voices in January.” The Ryan Jespersen Show picked… Reads more »