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Corus on the Hunt for a Interactive Content Coordinator in Edmonton

Corus is seeking a Interactive Content Coordinator in Edmonton. Reporting to the Interactive Operations Manager, the successful candidate will assist in the day to day creation of content for each stations website – with the dual goals of ‘bringing visitors back’ to the station website on a regular basis and supporting the growth of Interactive revenue. We are looking for someone who will assist us in making our websites engaging and compelling. See rest of job description. They are also seeking a News Reader/Reporter for CHED and iNews880 also in Edmonton (see job description) and a Talk Show Producer for the Rutherford Show on CHQR/770 AM in Calgary (see job description). http://www.milkmanunlimited.com/jobs.htm

Broadcast Industry Awards Announced March 11, 2011

Al Ford of Edmonton’s Sonic 102.9 FM was named Program Director of the Year (major market) at the 2011 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards in Toronto  on March 11, 2011. 

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Non Fiction Writing Workshop with Timothy Taylor in Edmonton on March 18, 2011

Giller Award Winner, Timothy Taylor was so well received last year, he’s coming back by the request of Canadian Author Association members. His new book the Blue Light Project is coming out March 2011.

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CPRS Edmonton March PD Luncheon: Communicating in a Complex Public Policy Environment

The Canadian Public Relations Association Edmonton branch presents: Communicating in a complex public policy environment with Lee Funke, Director, Public Affairs Bureau, Government of Alberta on March 24 at the Westin Hotel.

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Submission Deadline for Edmonton Poetry Festival is April 8, 2011.

The Edmonton Poetry Festival, set to run April 25 to May 1, 2011, is inviting submissions to their lineup until April 8, 2011.  Poet about town Adam Snider will launch a new blog for the festival on April 1. According to the festival’s website, “He’ll be keepin’ it real with personal updates and plenty of poetic commentary.  Stay hip, and stay tuned!”

See the 2011 festival schedule at www.edmontonpoetryfestival.com/?s=schedule

 

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)

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