Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #58

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to Marty Forbes and Danny Hooper who were among the many worthy Edmontonians awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal on November 14. “The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal honours Her Majesty’s service to our country. It also honours significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.”… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #57

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Some very exciting news from Startup Edmonton: the new Creators Studio is opening in January 2013. It’s an open co-working space for “creative entrepreneurs and freelancing graphic designers, industrial designers, fashion designers, production designers, writers, playwrights, illustrators, filmmakers, musicians, video game developers, photographers, storytellers, producers, and… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #56

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Using Klout, Hill + Knowlton Strategies has come up with a list of the ten most influential journalists in Alberta politics. Paula Simons tops the list, followed by Vassy Kapelos and Dave Cournoyer. The Journal received three nominations for the 17th annual Eppy Awards. Among them,… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Righting the ship at the Edmonton Journal

After a year full of change, the Edmonton Journal of 2013 and beyond will be a very different newspaper than the one you’ve come to know. In fact, if the transition goes according to plan, you won’t think of it as a “newspaper” at all. Instead you’ll think of it as “the most valued source… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #54

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: CTV Edmonton began broadcasting its local newscasts in HD today. “Over the last four months we basically rebuilt the station,” said Brad Hooper, CTV head engineer. “It’s been a huge undertaking.” Apparently the building has been transformed with about 30 kilometers of new cabling! Here is… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #53

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to Stacey Brotzel – 15 years at CKEM-TV is pretty impressive! “I’ve been here so long I made up my own name: Day One’r. I walked into this building days before A-Channel launched.” Halloween will be Omar Mouallem’s final day at Avenue Edmonton. He has… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #52

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: The Edmonton Examiner has launched a redesigned website: “See your community news and events unfolding in full colour photos and video, brought to you by your favourite local columnists and reporters, right at your fingertips!” I like the new look, which is clearly inspired by the… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #51

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Don’t miss this GIG City profile of Peter Brown. “Radio is where you have the time to speak as yourself and develop your ideas. It’s a medium that rewards creative imagination.” K97 held a fundraiser on Wednesday for the family of Zaidee Jensen, the woman who… Reads more »