Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

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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Alberta Media Personality: Jim Zang – A Publisher with Passion for Publishing and Good Luck

Jim-Zang-2014Jim Zang, Associate Publisher at Calgary-based Source Media Group, considers himself a lucky man. His luck started right out of university when his sociology degree couldn’t attract a job. Jim then enrolled in the Public Relations Diploma program at Mount Royal College. Several courses in journalism that first year and a savvy instructor identified Jim’s passion and talent for writing. In 1986 he landed his first job with Panorama Industrial Communications – a one-man PR and communications firm. 

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Former Meteorologist Claire Martin Joins Anaïd Productions As Managing Director

Claire MartinAward-winning film and television company Anaïd Productions with offices in Edmonton and Vancouver announced today the appointment of former CBC News senior meteorologist Claire Martin as their new Managing Director. Martin will oversee Anaïd’s day-to-day operations and communications and will be based in their North Vancouver office.

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Alberta Media Personality: Paula Simons, Edmonton Journal Columnist

Paula SIMONSPaula Simons is The Edmonton Journal‘s award-winning City columnist. A graduate of the University of Alberta [’86 BA Hons, English] and Stanford University, and a former fellow of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and the Banff Centre for the Arts, Simons is a five-time National Newspaper Award nominee.

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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)