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Alberta Media Personality: Claire Hanna Now Courting Newsmakers on Dinner TV in Edmonton

Claire-HannaVancouver born and Calgary raised, Claire attended the University of British Columbia and majored in Political Science and International Relations, and then went on to earn her Masters of Management in Business in 2010. A member of the UBC Varsity Volleyball team, Claire was cut in her 2nd year but earned a spot on the roster in her 3rd year. That year (2008), the team went on to earn its first CIS National Championship in 30 years and Claire was named “Player of the Game” in the Championship game.

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Alberta Media Personality: Edmonton Journal’s Mariam Ibrahim Has a Passion for Breaking News

mariam ibrahimMariam Ibrahim is no stranger to breaking news; in fact, she has a natural passion for it. As a Provincial Affairs Reporter at the Edmonton Journal, Mariam spent weeks on the campaign trail during Alberta’s recent election. When asked if she was surprised at the NDP majority, her answer was yes. “Even though the polls indicated the NDP were gaining strength, the polls are usually wrong about the outcome,” said Miriam. “It was hard to believe that our 44-year old PC government could be toppled in such a big way.”

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Media Personality: Claire Martin, from Reporting the Weather to Managing Media Productions

Claire MartinWith over 25 years of experience in the television broadcast industry, Claire has recently joined Anaïd Productions, overseeing the day-to-day operations and communications in Edmonton and Vancouver. Prior to joining Anaïd, Claire was the senior meteorologist at CBC News Network working along side The National’s chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge and other newscasters, enlightening the country with her wealth of knowledge about the weather.

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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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CTV Edmonton Announces Danelle Boivin as the New Anchor of CTV Late Night News

Danelle-Boivin CTVCTV News Edmonton today announced the appointment of Danelle Boivin as the new Anchor of CTV NEWS AT 11:30 beginning Monday, September 15. The former CTV News Regina Anchor joins Meteorologist Josh Classen at the helm of the late-night newscast. Returning to Edmonton following four years anchoring CTV Regina’s flagship newscast, Boivin also assumes duties as the station’s newest Breaking News Reporter.

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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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