Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

Tune In to the Canadian Screen Awards on CBC on Sunday, March 1 and Wish the Albertan Nominees Well

Canadian Screen Awards 2015The Canadian Screen Awards broadcast live on CBC on Sunday, March 1. Edmonton’s Mosaic Entertainment has three nominations including Best Comedy Series, Best Writing in a Comedy Series and Mark Meer is nominated for Best Actor in a Comedic Role. Calgary’s North Country Cinema has two nominations for the feature film The Valley Below, including Best Original Song by Dan Mangan and Kris Demeanor is nominated for Best Actor.

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Alberta Television Station: CBC Edmonton

CBC TV EdmontonCBXT, known as CBC Edmonton, broadcasts out of their downtown studios in Edmonton. They produce four regional newscasts from its Edmonton city centre studios each weekday, including three half-hour programs between 5pm and 6:30pm and late night news at 11 pm weekdays, Saturdays at 11:30pm and a five minute bulletin on Sundays at 10:55pm. They also produce an hour long magazine-style program called Our Edmonton that broadcasts on weekend mornings and again on Monday afternoon.

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Alberta Blog: Brendan von Son’s Adventures & Travel Blog

Brendan Van SonVoted as one of the Top 50 Travel blogs for 2014, Brendan’s Adventures started out as a forum for Brendan’s travel writing. However, over the years it has evolved into a travelogue of his adventures around the planet. From stowing away on an iron ore train in Mauritania to grizzly bear photography in British Columbia to hikes in Chile, the blog is adventure-focused and seeks to inspire readers to get out and explore the world.

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Alberta Media Personality: Adrienne Lamb, Host of CBC TV’s “Our Edmonton”

adrienne-lamb CBC TV EdmontonAvid curiosity and dogged determination are just two of the many attributes that Adrienne Lamb, CBC Host and Producer brings to the popular Our Edmonton TV show. Her path to the show is a windy one.Once she was awarded her Masters in Journalism from Western Ontario, she journeyed to Thunder Bay in 1991 and lived with her sister. She kept life and limb together teaching and working retail part time. When an opening was advertised at CBC Television, she showed up in reception for five days straight and sat there until the producer agreed to see her.

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Alberta Newspaper: Kerby News for the 55 Plus

Kerby News

Kerby News is a monthly tabloid newspaper for those 55+ in southern Alberta. Readers will find articles on a variety of topics such as healthy eating, fitness, and travel. Regular features also include reports from city hall, the provincial capital, and Ottawa. Circulation is 30,000 copies per month; 3,000 mailed to members and doctor’s offices and 27,000 distributed free at 522 stands throughout Calgary and southern Alberta. Subscription to the Kerby News is included with membership to the Kerby Centre. Non-members can subscribe for $25/year, including postage and GST. The editorial staff accepts submissions by writers and photographers. Story ideas are always welcome. If you have a story idea, please contact the editor.

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a confessed news junkie with a penchant for publishing, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)

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