Posts Categorized: Media Monday Edmonton

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #21

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Meshwest is happening tomorrow! Stay tuned to #meshwest for updates. The biggest media news of the week was probably the PC Leadership vote. I was up late that night with a lot of other people, watching the results come in and enjoying the discussion on Twitter…. Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #20

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: CTV Edmonton has announced that CTV Morning Live will debut on October 17. The new show will air weekday mornings from 5:30am until 9:00am, and features Rob Williams, Dez Melenka, Craig Larkins, and Melissa Dominelli. CBC announced “significant new initiatives” across the country today. In Edmonton,… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #19

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Global Edmonton has a social media roundup of the PC Leadership candidates. And they’re hosting a debate between the three remaining candidates on September 28, starting at 6:30pm. Here is Karen’s latest Edmonton New Media Roundup. As she notes, Jeff is now blogging at his own… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #18

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: CTV Edmonton launched its expanded local news coverage today with the addition of CTV News At Five and CTV News at 5:30. Carrie Doll anchors the 5pm newscast while Daryl McIntyre anchors the 5:30pm newscast. The St. Albert Gazette is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year,… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: the edmontonian goes out on top

As I mentioned last week, this Friday will be the final day for popular local blog the edmontonian. Editors Jeff Samsonow and Sally Poulsen have decided to move on to new things, and they assure us that “this is not a sad decision” for them. I think it’s safe to say that it has been… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #17

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: The biggest media news of the week is also the saddest: Jeff & Sally have decided that September 9 will be the last day for the edmontonian. They wrote: “Our heads are bursting with ideas and schemes (seriously, call the head hospital!) and this will let… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #16

Another week off! Can you tell it’s summer? Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Everyone was covering today’s sad news that NDP leader Jack Layton had died. As reported previously, ACCESS is being rebranded as CTV Two. The changeover is scheduled to take place on August 29. In Karen’s latest Edmonton New… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #15

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)… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #14

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: YegNews.com is barely a month old, but it is already on to its second editor. Scott McKeen announced last Monday that he is moving on from the site. He will apparently stay on as an independent contributor, though he has not written anything since July 7…. Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #13

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Don’t miss Marty Forbes’ local media summer roundup. Lots of news tidbits there, especially radio ones! Best of luck to longtime Edmonton reporter Mario Annicchiarico, who has decided to move on to the Times Colonist in Victoria. He shared the news on June 29. Here are… Reads more »