Posts Tagged: media

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #266

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The University of Alberta launched Folio.ca last week, a new website that “offers news and information in five areas: science and tech, health and wellness, society and culture, business and commentary.” The site is “an additional¬†communication tool for the university” and isn’t meant to replace traditional methods… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #265

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: CityNews Edmonton launched tonight at 6pm. Here is the new website. Global Edmonton’s Tim Spelliscy officially retired on Thursday last week after 38 years. Here’s a farewell interview with Nancy Carlson. He was even serenaded by Kevin Dabbs and Gord Steinke! Sportsnet’s coverage of the 2017-2018 Oilers… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #264

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Raffy Boudjikanian is making the move from CBC Calgary to CBC Edmonton next week. He tweeted that he’ll “have to work hard to fill the spot vacated” by Briar Stewart. Jay Stone will be the new Program Director for up! 99.3 FM here in Edmonton. He was… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #263

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: “Due to the tragic passing of our CEO, Ruth Kelly, we are closing the business,” says a recording on the office phone of Venture Publishing. The organization’s office equipment is being auctioned off. Marty Forbes looks back at A-Channel as City TV prepares to re-launch in Edmonton… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #262

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Daniel Kaszor, a former editor-in-chief at The Gateway who has been at the National Post since 2008, is returning to Edmonton to work at EEDC starting September 11. “I am going to be working with the EEDC as content manager highlighting all of the very cool stuff… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #261

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Charles Adler interviewed 630 CHED’s Bob Layton. “Layton the Legend”, he tweeted. Jason Roberts, formerly of up! 99.3 FM, has announced he is joining 100.3 The Bear FM. His first day on-air will be August 14. We’re writing an election roundup at Taproot Edmonton regularly from now… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #260

I was in London a couple of weeks ago and then last week the jetlag wiped me out so it has been a little while since my last media update! Let’s take a look at what’s been happening throughout July: After 42 years in the news business, Global Edmonton’s station manager Tim Spelliscy is retiring…. Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #259

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Tim Querengesser has been announced as the new editor of The Yards Magazine. “Tim takes over for founding Editor Omar Mouallem, and guest editor Tracy Hyatt.” The AGA is hosting a panel discussion on Wednesday evening on “fake news” with Dr. Jason M. Harley, Paula Simons, and… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #258

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The Worst Show Ever is 100.3 The Bear FM’s new morning show featuring Scott McCord and Yukon Jack. It launches Tuesday, July 4 at 5:30am and Gig City has a preview. Here’s a recap of Part 1 of our Taproot Live event that focused on urban planning… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #257

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Marty Forbes notes that Bell Media raised $200,000 for the Stollery Children’s Hospital last week with another successful Stollery Radiothon! He also shared the news that NewCap GM Neil Cunningham has retired. See you at the ATB Entrepreneur Centre on Wednesday evening for the Entrepreneur Speakeasy with… Reads more »