Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

Alberta Media Personality: Janine Vangool, Publisher/Editor/Designer

Janine VangoolJanine Vangool, the publisher/editor/designer of Calgary’s UPPERCASE magazine is doing some of the most innovative publishing in Alberta, most of which is showcased on her website. What you can’t yet see is the outcome of the project she’s been working on for two years she claims “a personal obsession of mine.”

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Shawna Randolph: Making a Difference One Story at a Time

Shawna Randolph CTVShawna Randolph is one of Edmonton’s most trusted and well-known media personalities. Over the course of her career she has received numerous awards including the 2005 Consumer’s Choice “Woman of the Year” award for business excellence and the 2012 Summit Award (National Animal Care Awards) for communications.

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Camrose Booster Newspaper Co-Founder Berdie Fowler Made Things Happen

Berdie-Fowler From Edmonton Journal by Bill Mah, October 19, 2013: “When B.H. (Berdie) Fowler co-founded a small-town newspaper with her husband, it was his dream, but it became her lifelong passion. The co-founder and editor of the Camrose Booster filed her last weekly column just a few weeks before she died on Sept. 24 at age 93.

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Alberta Media Personality -Todd Babiak: A Storyteller Debonaire

Todd BabiakTodd Babiak is an award-winning author, screenwriter, entrepreneur and former Edmonton Journal columnist. His latest and fifth novel, Come Barbarians, is hot off the presses and now on tour. You’ll catch him being interviewed about the book by Anne Bailey on Friday, October 25 at 7pm at the St Albert Public Library as part of StarFest, the St Albert’s Annual Readers Festival.

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Prominent Alberta Filmmakers to Receive Distinguished Alumni Awards from U of A

Alberta Media AwardsThree prominent Alberta filmmakers will receive recognition at the 2013 University of Alberta Alumni Awards on Wednesday, September 25: Kende Gee, director/producer writer for Lost Years, Phyllis Yaffe, from Alliance Atlantis Communications and Selwyn Jacob, an award-winning documentary filmmaker.

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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)