Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

CTV News Launches New, Improved, and Fully Interactive CTV MYNEWS App

CTV My News appCTV News offers citizen journalists a new array of tools with CTV’s first-on-the-scene app designed to help everyday Canadians break news as it happens now for iOS and soon for Android devices.

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CBC TV Launches New Local Current Affairs Programs in Calgary and Edmonton

CBC Our Calgary

Holly Preston, host of “Our Calgary” on CBC TV Calgary and host of Alberta@Noon on CBC Radio One.

This Thanksgiving weekend, CBC TV quietly launched new one hour current affairs programs across Canada: Our CalgaryOur Edmonton, Our Montreal, Our OttawaOur Toronto, and Our Vancouver. The show is an hour-long current program, hosted in Calgary by Holly Preston and in Edmonton by Adrienne Lamb.  The programs debut on Saturday, Saturday, October 12 at 6am in every major market across Canada and repeated at 11am on Sunday and 11am on Monday.

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Alberta TV Station: NAIT NewsWatch

NAIT NewsWatch  TVNAIT NewsWatch is a half hour news magazine-format produced weekly by NAIT tv production students. In addition to producing and reporting news and sports, students have the opportunity to write and produce public service announcements and commercials to be aired within the news programs.

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Heartland, CBC’s No. 1 Family Drama Returns for 7th Season on October 7, 2013

Heartland CBC TVCBC’s number-one family drama, Heartland [shot and produced in Alberta], returns for a seventh season on Sunday, October 6 at 7 p.m. (7:30 NT) on CBC Television.  This season, the multi-generational family saga is all about taking risks, stepping out of comfort zones and putting it all on the line for what they believe in: courage, love and family.

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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)