Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

Bill Evans New Executive Director of AMPIA

Bill Evans, formerly of the Whistler Film Festival and the National Screen Institute-Canada, is now the Executive Director at AMPIA replacing Melody Jacobson formerly the ED of the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers.

Edmonton’s Campus Station CJSR Seeks a New Station Manager

CJSR the campus station in Edmonton is seeking a station manager. Position might be filled by now but you might find it interesting to review the job description of a station manager for a campus radio station. See job description.

CKUA Looking for a Content Director

CKUA is looking for a content director. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Content Director is responsible for the strategic vision, management and implementation of content, including on-air programming, digital video and web initiatives across all platforms. The Content Director manages a team that includes on-air staff and contractors, web content development, traffic, technical production and creative writing services. The Content Director is responsible for the user’s content experience in engaging both on-air and on-line. See rest of job description.

Lucinda Chodan New Editor-in-Chief of The Edmonton Journal

Lucinda Chodan is the new editor in chief at the Edmonton Journal a position she held previously the Victoria Times Colonist. Before that, she spent 20 years at the Montreal Gazette where she was involved in the startup of several new sections, including Woman News, a section of particular interest to female readers; eXpress, for young people; and Weekender, a Saturday leisure and lifestyles section. She began her daily newspaper career at the Edmonton Sun, where she worked as an entertainment reporter.

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)