Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #301

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Newly retired, Lorraine Mansbridge has joined Twitter! Here’s a Global Edmonton feature on Lorraine. “She’s been in Edmonton media for 36 years, almost as long as the Global Edmonton station has been in existence.” Gord Steinke tweeted she’s a “class act and a lot of fun to… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #300

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Stephanie Coombs, former managing editor at the Edmonton Journal, is leaving her post as Director of Communications and Marketing at EEDC to return to media, taking over the CBC Edmonton newsroom as Gary Cunliffe is retiring. She starts at the end of the month. “This is absolutely… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #298

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: A couple of weeks ago, Joel Gotlib announced he has “parted ways with CTV Edmonton.” He tweeted that “a new chapter has begun.” CBC did well at the RTDNA awards gala on the weekend. CBC Edmonton’s “investigative reporters Charles Rusnell and Jennie Russell won the Edward R…. Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #297

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Effective Tuesday, May 29, CHQT-AM will be rebranded from “iNews 880” to “Global News Radio 880 Edmonton”. The memo announcing the news says that “880 will further integrate with the team at Global Edmonton” and that “some positions have been eliminated” as a result. Puget Sound Radio… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #296

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: To help mark the 50th anniversary of NAIT’s Radio & TV program, here’s an “Across the Dial” description of Edmonton radio and TV in 1968 from the Edmonton Broadcasters Club. An anniversary reunion took place on Saturday at NAIT. Check out the #RTA50 hashtag for highlights. A… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #295

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Adrienne Pan is the new host of CBC Edmonton’s afternoon drive show, Radio Active, starting Tuesday, July 3. Congrats! She has been anchoring the local TV newscasts for the last seven years. Tyler Dawson is moving to Edmonton from Ottawa to serve as the National Post’s Alberta… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #294

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Corus Entertainment’s four Edmonton radio stations — 630 CHED, CISN Country 103.9, 92.5 Fresh Radio, and iNews880 — have been named the official radio partners of the 2018 Grey Cup Festival. CKUA has announced its spring fundraiser surpassed the goal, with a total of $679,218 raised. “Your… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #293

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Bob Layton has been appointed to the Western Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. On its website, WAB describes the Hall of Fame award as the “most prestigious award given to a Canadian broadcaster.” Catherine Griwkowsky has left Postmedia after 10 years and will be starting with… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #292

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: As promised, Metro Edmonton became The Star Edmonton on Tuesday, April 10. I am a little surprised at how all-in they went with the Star branding! The Edmonton Examiner has shifted its publication day from Wednesday to Thursday. As noted by Jeff Samsonow, the website hasn’t been… Reads more »