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Erin Isfeld Joins Daryl McIntyre to Co-Anchor CTV NEWS AT SIX in Edmonton Beginning October 23

Erin_DarylCTV Edmonton announced today that Erin Isfeld has been named co-anchor of CTV NEWS AT SIX, beginning Monday, October 23. Joining the 2017 Canadian Screen Award winner for Best Local News Anchor, Daryl McIntyre, Isfeld makes the move to the 6 p.m. anchor desk from CTV NEWS AT FIVE, where she co-anchored alongside Joel Gotlib.

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Alberta Media Moves | September 2017

MM-Gord-GilliesGord Gillies is now with News Talk 770 (CHQR) radio in Calgary.  Gillies worked at Global Calgary for 25 years and is known throughout the city as the co-anchor of Global News Hour at 6 alongside Linda Olsen. The new radio show, The Morning News with Gord Gillies, breaks down key issues facing Calgarians with engaging debate, featuring Gillies’ jovial and insightful take on daily headlines. Gillies took over from long-time morning radio host Bruce Kenyon who is retiring after 42 years in the business. 

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Alberta Media Moves – May 2017

Marc-Carnes CKUAAfter scouring the country for eight months, CKUA has hired Edmonton’s Marc Carnes as the non-profit station’s new chief executive officer. Carnes replaces interim director Katrina Ingram, who held the post after longtime CEO Ken Regan retired in February. His first day on the job was Monday, May 15. An arts advocate and keenly involved local citizen, Carnes previously worked as fundraising chair on the Don Iveson for Mayor campaign.

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U of A Press Director Linda Cameron is Moving On and Leaving Big Shoes to Fill

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Linda Cameron is leaving University of Alberta Press after 16 years of impressive work during which she applied what she learned while studying for an MSc in Information Management from Lancaster University (UK). Linda is looking forward to travelling, more volunteer work, spending time with her gorgeous grandsons and reading books for pleasure. The search is now on for someone to fill Linda’s very big shoes. Interested?

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Alberta Media Comings & Goings – March 2017

Bo-GordonBobby May, morning host at KRAZE 101-3 (CKIK-FM) Red Deer, is moving to Wild 95.3 (CKWD-FM) Calgary to take over afternoon drive later this month as Bo Gordon. He takes over from Samantha Stevens, who had been with the station since last year. She’s returning to Winnipeg. He is on air from 3-7 Monday to Friday and Saturdays from 9-12 and 2-4.

Shalinda Kirby of the KJ & Kirby Show on MY96 (CFMY-FM) in Medicine Hat is headed to Winnipeg to join the morning team at Evanov’s newly-launched HOT 100.5 (CFJL-FM). Kirby had been with MY96 since 2010.

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, 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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