After a week off, here is my latest update on local media stuff:
- The Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation is looking for a Social Media & Communications Officer. The deadline to apply is August 12 – here is the PDF.
- CBC Edmonton is looking for a Senior Broadcast Technologist (EDM00241) and an English television Videographer (EDM00242) – search here. You can follow @CBCJobsEdmonton for updates.
- Another CBC tidbit – they launched a cookbook called Flavours of Edmonton as a fundraiser for the Edmonton Food Bank.
- I don’t know when they made the change, but I love that the Edmonton Sun now uses Disqus for comments.
- Yikes, retirement looks tiring. Here’s what Graham Hicks has been up to since “retiring” from the Edmonton Sun.
- Oilers Lunch with Bob Stauffer is moving to 630 CHED from Team 1260.
- Congratulations to Lucas Timmons on being one of three applicants from around the world to receive the MJ Bear Fellowship from the Online News Association.
- Karen’s latest Edmonton New Media Roundup is here. Her update from last week is here. She has also been busy contributing to Longshot Magazine.
- I meant to link to this one earlier: the Unknown Studio interviews Jay Runham as a welcome to the local podosphere.
- Here’s a great thank you post from Erin Despas who finished her four month term at the Journal last week.
- This is interesting: CKUA has signed on to use Groupigg’s software to provide daily deals to listeners across Alberta.
- Hot 107 is now being represented nationally by Bell Media Radio Sales.
- As I mentioned yesterday, Edmonton Next Gen is looking for presenters for PKN11!
- MediaMag reports that Art of Conversation LX is taking place at Sabor Divino on August 31.
- Citytv Edmonton has a new street team that has been fairly active on Twitter and Facebook so far. It looks like their photoshoot must have been lots of fun!
- From the Edmonton Journal’s August 2011 newsletter – they’re still killing it online, though the Edmonton Sun has shown some improvement and is rapidly catching CTV Edmonton:
- The homicide rate has been in the news in Edmonton a lot lately, which led to me launching everybodyinthiscityisarmed.com. Jeff has written lots of great stuff about this, so don’t miss his coverage. I focused on MacEwan criminologist Bill Pitt, but the media are just as much (if not more) to blame for the sensational coverage and hyperbole:
So, what have I missed? What’s new and interesting in the world of Edmonton media? Let me know!