Posts Tagged: news

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #252

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Marc Carnes has been hired as CKUA’s new CEO, replacing Katrina Ingram who had been serving as interim CEO after Ken Regan’s retirement. Marc is a great guy who was president of the Fringe Theatre Adventures board for six years. Congrats! Here is the latest podcast roundup… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for May 14, 2017

Happy Mother’s Day! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The PATH (Providing Accessible Transit Here) program will offer Edmonton’s most vulnerable “better access to education, employment opportunities, and various social services” by providing free transit passes. This is a big deal, as transportation can be extremely costly. ETS reallocated over 50,00 hours in the… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #251

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Karen announced the Alberta Podcast Network at PodSummit over the weekend! I love these conference doodles about the news. “We have a lot of details to work out, but we now have some runway to create a self-sustaining network that gets some money into podcasters’ pockets, and… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for April 30, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines City Council set Edmonton’s property tax rates for 2017 to reflect a 2.8% municipal budget increase. Taking everything into account, it works out to “a 3.3% overall increase for the typical single-family home and a reduction of about 2.6% to apartment buildings” while the “average overall increase to… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #249

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to Omar Mouallem and Jana Pruden on their National Magazine Award nominations! “Edmonton freelance writer Omar Mouallem leads all creators with 4 nominations for 4 different stories published in 4 magazines (Avenue, Hazlitt, Sharp, University Affairs),” they wrote. Omar and Damian Asher will be at Chapters… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #248

Hope you had a wonderful long weekend! Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: A number of local radio stations picked up nominations for the 2017 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards. Congrats! The winners will be announced on April 20 in Toronto. Bob Layton’s new book Welcome to Radio! My life in broadcasting,… Reads more »