Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

Art Director, Avenue Magazine Edmonton, Odvod Publishing Inc.

Avenue Edmonton, an award winning city lifestyle magazine, requires an Art Director with a proven track record in producing innovative magazine pages. Avenue Edmonton is published by Odvod Publishing Inc.; a partnership between Odvod Media Corp. and RedPoint Media Group Inc., one of Western Canada’s largest independent publishers. The company offers you an exciting, educational and ultimately rewarding experience in the Canadian magazine industry. We provide a fun and creative work environment with a vibrant atmosphere. Please submit your resume and salary expectations by Friday, June 17th 2011 to:

MergeMag is back in business!

Merge MagazineWith the relaunch of the May 2011 issue, is back in business. This time, under the auspices of Sherwood Park Toyota. Focusing on networking and relationships, MergeMag resumes its mission “to grow Edmonton’s business, cultural and social communities through its role as the Network Hub of Edmonton.” Editor Sherree Elm is back in the saddle and their website has a new look and features, including their latest issue posted online.  In addition to startup support by Sherwood Park Toyota, the magazine will be sponsored by forward thinking companies, including Coventry Homes, the first of 10 more sponsors for which Sherree is on the lookout. She’s also on the lookout for interesting articles. If you want more information about sponsoring or submitting articles to MergeMag, call Sherree Elm at 78-410-4464.

Alberta Magazine Profile: Canada’s New World

Canada's New World MagazineCanada’s New World (formerly Slick Magazine) is a 9×12, perfect-bound, beautifully-laid out collector’s style magazine that follows Canada’s fearless buccaneers into new frontiers around the world, bringing you the best of Canadian innovation and entrepreneurial excellence on a global stage. Canada’s New World is the only Canadian journalistic team devoted to raising awareness of Canadian international entrepreneurialism in an undeniably globalized world economy through countless on-location interviews and photos with Canada’s most solution-orientated and forward-thinking global minds around the world.

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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)