Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

Alberta Media Moves: Comings & Goings in the Media in Alberta, July 2014

Cara Fullerton Global TV CalgaryCara Fullerton, Global Calgary’s anchor and reporter announced she’ll be leaving the broadcast industry after 14 years to pursue a career in health and fitness. Fullerton previously worked for CFSK Saskatoon and Global in Halifax. Currently  Fullerton was on Global Calgary’s Morning News and co-anchored the Noon News Hour on weekdays. Her last day with Global Calgary will be August 14.

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Alberta Media Moves: February 2014

Darrell JanzThere’s a changing of the guards at radio and television stations in Alberta. After 44 years on the Calgary airwaves, Radio Fan reports that Dr. Dan Gavin is about to hang up his headphones at CHQR / AM 770. On the TV side, after 40 years at CTV Calgary, Darrel Janz is hanging up his microphone.

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Alberta Media Moves: October 2013

Media MovesLesley Primeau has her say after her dismissal from CHED radio in Edmonton, Dave Rutherford lands on his feet at Rogers’ 660 News after being ousted by Corus’s 770 News in Calgary and Carrie Doll, CTV Edmonton’s news anchor, announces her resignation effective March 2014.

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Alberta Media Moves: September 2013

Media MovesDave Rutherford has retired from Calgary’s CHQR and now hosting their morning show from 9 to noons are Roger Kincade and Erin Kelly. The new afternoon host is Dave Taylor, formerly a Calgary MLA. Co-hosting his show for one hour is current drive home host Angela Kokott. Over at Edmonton’s CFCW, James Gruff Gushnowski, replaced Danny Hooper as co-host of their morning show with Sharon Mallon.

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Media Moves for January 2013

Media MovesThe Edmonton Journal introduced two new columnists in September 2012. Fish Griwkowsky was named the Journal’s new visual arts columnist (and is the past the Writer/Illustrator in Residence at Latitude 53) and Michael Hingston joined as the new books columnist. They also added another style/life reporter with Amanda Ash. Brenden Ullrich, Raffaele Papainni, Kim Smith and Brendon Graziano are new reporters at CHED. Stacey Brotzel moved from Edmonton’s Breakfast Television at Citytv (now City) to Edmonton’s CTV Morning Live. Jesse Beyer joined her at CTV as a new weather specialist replacing Craig Larkins who is now the meteoroligist for CBC National. CTV Edmonton has a new news director in Dan Kobe who replaces Glenn Kubish.

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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)