Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #289

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Friday was Portia Clark’s last day behind the microphone on CBC Edmonton’s Radio Active. “The Radio Active crew went behind Clark’s back, collecting goodbye messages from columnists she has worked with over the years and roping in other columnists to share tips and advice for her new… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #288

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Finalists for the 69th annual National Newspaper Awards have been announced. The Edmonton Journal received 3 nominations – Paula Simons, Maclom Mayes, and Larry Wong were all nominated. Winners will be announced in Toronto on May 4. Friday was Gareth Hampshire’s last day at CBC Edmonton. He’s… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #286

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Great to see that John Sexsmith was back in the Global Edmonton newsroom “after taking some time off to focus on his health (and kicking cancer’s butt.)” News photographer Geoff Stickle has retired from Global Edmonton after 42 years with the station. “Thanks to all. It’s been… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #285

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The Wanderer is running an Alberta BoostR campaign to launch a print publication. “To celebrate our five-year anniversary, we are publishing our FIRST-EVER print publication! This magazine will not only celebrate The Wanderer, but also Edmonton as a whole.” They have raised $575 of the $7,500 goal… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #284

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: “We published more than 250 items in the last year, and more than 60 newsletters.” Jeff Samsonow reflects on the first year of Edmonton Quotient. Congrats on the milestone! Marty Forbes wrote about the NAIT Radio & TV 50th anniversary. “Many of our city’s finest media talent… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #283

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Friday, February 9 was Rob Christie‘s last day on the air as he heads now into retirement. He has worked in Edmonton radio for many years, at 630 CHED, Power 92, Magic 99, and 96.3 Capital FM. Cam Tait shared the story of meeting Rob and saluted… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #282

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: “Word out of West Edmonton Mall this morning is radio icon Rob Christie has called it quits,” reports Puget Sound Radio. “Christie’s replacement will be Sean Burke, current morning host of CFCW.” Marty Forbes wrote about Tommy Banks and his connection to local radio. A memorial will… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #281

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Former Edmonton Journal opinion editor David Evans died last week of pancreatic cancer. “Evans, 68, worked at the Journal for 15 years, arriving as an editorial writer in 1997 and rising to opinion editor before retiring in 2012. In that time, he was twice nominated for a… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #280

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Alberta Views magazine is celebrating 20 years of publication. “I had hoped that we would put it on a strong foundation and it would last the way Harper’s has lasted,” founding editor Jackie Flanagan told CBC. Jeff Samsonow noticed a recent Paula Simons column appeared on the… Reads more »