Media Monday Edmonton: Update #96

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff:

  • Harvard Broadcasting announced a new format and brand for CKEA-FM, switching from Lite 95.7 to 95.7 CRUZ FM. Their gimmick is that they guarantee no repeat songs all day long, and they’ll pay $10,000 if you catch them breaking the rule. Here’s how the press release introduced the new format:

“95.7 CRUZ FM is playing Great Music, ALL the time! Whether it’s Classic Rock, Classic Hits, Mainstream Rock, Pop, Pop/ Rock or New Wave from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s……music that was popular when you were!”

Here’s Kevin speaking at Pecha Kucha in 2011

You can follow Edmonton media news on Twitter using the hashtag #yegmedia. For a great overview of the global media landscape, check out Mediagazer.

So, what have I missed? What’s new and interesting in the world of Edmonton media? Let me know!

You can see past Media Monday Edmonton entries here.

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