Posts Tagged: media

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #305

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Taproot Edmonton has launched the Music Roundup, a weekly compilation of the latest headlines, concert announcements, and other updates to help you stay up-to-date on what’s happening in Edmonton’s music community. The Music Roundup is being curated and written by Sandra Sperounes, who was the music writer… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #304

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: “We love working in Edmonton, and the work we do costs money,” tweeted StarMetro Edmonton’s bureau chief Alex Boyd in reference to the new paywall. Four new podcasts have joined the Alberta Podcast Network! Here is the latest podcast roundup. The Edmonton Journal’s Dave Breakenridge had to… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #303

A small announcement to start this week’s edition: Media Monday Edmonton will soon become a roundup at Taproot Edmonton! I am still working out the details, but I will continue to post something media-related here each Monday night while directing you to Taproot for the full roundup. Thank you for reading! Here’s my latest update… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #302

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Calder Bateman’s Catrin Owen is leaving for a new role at the City of Edmonton. I’ve not yet seen confirmation of this, but it is very likely she will be the new Deputy City Manager of Communications and Engagement, the position that Carolyn Campbell left late last… Reads more »

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 »

Recap: PodSummit 2018

I was really glad to have had the opportunity to attend PodSummit 2018 on Saturday, May 5 at CKUA in downtown Edmonton. About 100 “podcasters and the podcast-curious” attended the event to learn about starting a podcast, making it sound amazing, growing an audience, and creating content that listeners will love. Organized by Ernest Barbaric,… Reads more »