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Karen Unland
Works at Seen and Heard in Edmonton
Attended Carleton University
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I had such a good and interesting visit with Ben Yendall on the Seen and Heard in Edmonton podcast. Even if you know nothing of Star Wars or role-playing games, you'll learn something about story and community if you listen: https://seenandheardyeg.com/2016/08/22/episode-48-ben-yendall/
Meet Ben Yendall, the storytelling, community-building co-host of Tales from the Hydian Way, a podcast about a role-playing game set in the Star Wars universe.
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I've got a podcast roundup for your listening pleasure, full to the brim with Edmonton-made listening: https://seenandheardyeg.com/2016/08/10/edmonton-podcast-roundup-aug-10-2016/
The podcast roundup begins with the Fringe and the Olympics, then swoops into politics, pop culture and many heartfelt and hilarious conversations.
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Local long weekend listens are queued up for you right here: https://seenandheardyeg.com/2016/07/27/edmonton-podcast-roundup-july-27-2016/
Hear about old and new music, entrepreneurship, both kinds of football, movies, creators and so much more in the podcast roundup.
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Ryan Jackson and Chris Sikkenga shared a lot of wisdom about how to get good sound at our Edmonton Podcasting Meetup. Listen in and check out the show notes: https://seenandheardyeg.com/2016/07/25/episode-46-meetup-with-ryan-jackson-and-chris-sikkenga/
Ryan Jackson and Chris Sikkenga share tips on how to get great sound on your podcast.
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Here's your Edmonton blog roundup, stuffed with food, thrift, style, arts, sports, politics and more: https://seenandheardyeg.com/2016/07/12/edmonton-blog-roundup-july-12-2016/
You will find food, thrift, style, arts, sports, family, legacy and politics in this week’s blog roundup.
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If you like to listen to business podcasts that are also entertaining, you'll find lots of that in the roundup this week. And if you like entertaining podcasts about other things, there's lots of that, too: https://seenandheardyeg.com/2016/06/29/edmonton-podcast-roundup-june-29-2016/
Business, Brexit and bikes grace the blog roundup this week, along with theatrical love, hockey drama and the writing life.
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I rounded up a whole bunch of Edmonton blogs this week. You're bound to find something you like here: https://seenandheardyeg.com/2016/08/09/edmonton-blog-roundup-aug-9-2016/
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I had such a delightful chat with German Villegas about The Modern Manhood Podcast and his other projects. If you're curious about healthy masculinity and the power of empathy, this one's for you: https://seenandheardyeg.com/2016/08/08/episode-47-german-villegas/
Meet German Villegas, a youth worker who conducts interviews about healthy masculinity on The Modern Manhood Podcast and jaws about hockey with his buddies on Your Team Sucks.
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Quite a mix of business and pleasure in this blog roundup from Seen and Heard in Edmonton. Starting with pleasure: https://seenandheardyeg.com/2016/07/26/edmonton-blog-roundup-july-26-2016/
The roundup begins with festivals, followed by mothering, business, sensations, data and miscellaneous goodness.
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Adoption, donairs, Ukrainian music from the '70s, evacuated pets, comedy underdogs, restaurant reviews, a surfing teacher, and that's just the start. Perhaps the most eclectic podcast roundup yet: https://seenandheardyeg.com/2016/07/13/edmonton-podcast-roundup-july-13-2016/
Lots of never-before-rounded-up podcasts here, plus many old favourites
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I get a kick out of the podcast known as For Kicks, as you'll hear in this discussion on the Seen and Heard in Edmonton podcast: https://seenandheardyeg.com/2016/07/11/episode-45-jessica-and-katie-of-for-kicks/
Meet Jessica Cooreman and Katie Woodfine, the hardcore footy fans behind For Kicks, a podcast that follows the Canadian national women’s team on the road to Rio, as well as women’s socc…
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Here's the latest blog roundup from Seen and Heard in Edmonton, which starts with gardens, partly (but not entirely) because I wanted to show you this pretty rose from mine: https://seenandheardyeg.com/2016/06/28/edmonton-blog-roundup-june-28-2016/
There’s growth of all kinds, figurative and literal, in this week’s blog roundup.
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Entrepreneur, consultant, instructor
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  • Seen and Heard in Edmonton
    Founder, 2015 - present
  • Unland Media Consulting
    Principal, 2011 - present
  • Postmedia Labs
    Project leader, Edmonton, 2012 - 2015
  • MacEwan University
    Journalism instructor, 2011 - 2012
  • Edmonton Journal
    Various editorial positions, 1997 - 2011
  • The Globe and Mail
    Reporter, 1996 - 1997
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Edmonton
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - Jasper, Alberta, Canada - Edson, Alberta, Canada - Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Journalism educator and consultant, wife and mother, media nerd, Edmonton lover
Introduction
I shine a light on the great work done by local bloggers and podcasters. I'm looking for ways to connect their audiences with great local businesses. Before founding my own media company, I worked for major daily newspapers, including 14 years at the Edmonton Journal, and another three-year stint running an innovation project. In addition to consulting, I teach in the journalism program at MacEwan University. 
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I am married to Christopher Spencer, and we have two children. We live in Edmonton, and we love it.
Education
  • Carleton University
    Master of Journalism, 1994 - 1996
  • University of Alberta
    B.A. in Etudes canadiennes, 1988 - 1994
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