Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

Alberta Media Moves: February 2014

Darrell JanzThere’s a changing of the guards at radio and television stations in Alberta. After 44 years on the Calgary airwaves, Radio Fan reports that Dr. Dan Gavin is about to hang up his headphones at CHQR / AM 770. On the TV side, after 40 years at CTV Calgary, Darrel Janz is hanging up his microphone.

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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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8th Annual Cake Walk for Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts, November 4

Cake WalkHost Sheri Somerville returns with CTV Edmonton’s meteorologist Josh Classen for a night of wedded bliss at the eighth annual Cake Walk fundraiser for the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts.  Cake challenge teams compete on stage represented by music celebrities performing wedding hits.

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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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CTV Morning Live Team Expands on November 12, 2012 on CTV Edmonton

CTV Morning Live Team Expands in EdmontonOn Monday, Nov. 12, CTV MORNING LIVE viewers will rise and shine to an expanded team when new Co-Host Stacey Brotzel and Weather Specialist Jesse Beyer join current Co-Host Rob Williams in providing breaking local news, frequent detailed traffic reports, and up-to-the-minute weather forecasts for the viewers of Edmonton, central and northern Alberta. Airing weekday mornings from 5:30 – 9 a.m., CTV MORNING LIVE provides an energetic and lively three-and-a-half hours of everything viewers need to start their day.

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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)