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This week's Edmonton blog roundup is extra-large, but hey, it's the long weekend. You have time. http://seenandheardyeg.com/2015/08/03/edmonton-blog-roundup-aug-3-2015/
Edmonton AM on CBC Radio One did a show on hidden gems last week, and with the help of a clever intervention by Jay Runham, I got to burble on about my favourite subject — blogs and podcasts. I onl...
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I'm in New York again, and the humidity is washing things out of my brain, so I forgot to post my Edmonton blog roundup. Here it is: http://seenandheardyeg.com/2015/07/27/edmonton-blog-roundup-july-27-2015/
I came across a lot of thoughtful pieces this week about where this city is going, where's it's been, and what we need to think about as we continue on. So let's start there: Mack Male dives deep i...
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Here's the second episode of my new podcast, Seen and Heard in Edmonton, featuring +reverend recluse and Vintage Edmonton. http://seenandheardyeg.com/2015/07/19/seen-and-heard-in-edmonton-podcast-episode-2/
Meet Kelly McConkey, also (in fact mostly) known as Rev Recluse, the amateur historian and fascinating completist behind Vintage Edmonton. Kelly's daily compendium of articles, ads and ephemera fro...
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This week's Edmonton blog roundup has a new home on my new site, Seen and Heard in Edmonton. Still full of great reading and listening from excellent new media makers in our city. Includes bonus track of me launching a podcast! http://wp.me/pRWTX-4G
Welcome to the new home of my weekly blog roundup, formerly housed on my Tumblr. This is where I'll be posting my picks from now on, along with the Seen and Heard in Edmonton podcast, which I'll te...
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Here's my weekly blog roundup, a mix of things I'm glad I read and you might like to read, too:
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This week's Seen and Heard in Edmonton podcast features ukulele aficionado and creative person extraordinaire Andrea Beça.
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Here is this week's Edmonton blog roundup, a big one that starts with Dress Me Dearly's look at Berg + Betts and covers a whole lot of other territory before landing in Ice District. http://seenandheardyeg.com/2015/07/20/edmonton-blog-roundup-july-20-2015/
Wow. Two things: 1. Mack and I keep finding new blogs and putting them into ShareEdmonton; 2. A lot of bloggers are not taking it slow this summer — in fact, some seem to be blogging more. That mak...
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This week's Edmonton blog roundup is full of tremendous posts, and podcasts, too, (including mine — shameless self-promotion alert). Thank you Natasha Chiam​ for being the poster girl: http://seenandheardyeg.com/2015/07/13/edmonton-blog-roundup-july-13-2015/
I hope you can read this through the smoke. It's been a hazy week in Edmonton, but that has not stopped the creation of lots of worthy blog posts and podcasts. Here are some that I enjoyed: Natasha...
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It's late but it's up: This week's Edmonton blog roundup, featuring some of the treasures I had time to find while working on my new project in New York: http://brainalbum.tumblr.com/post/122772391973/edmonton-blog-roundup-june-29-2015
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This week's Edmonton blog roundup starts with a passion for ramen, heads into place-making, veers over to books, detours into style and finally lands in a nest of all sorts of worthy reads. http://brainalbum.tumblr.com/post/121583918597/edmonton-blog-roundup-june-15-2015
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This week's Edmonton blog roundup starts with baseball, then hits some doubles: http://brainalbum.tumblr.com/post/120435453232/edmonton-blog-roundup-june-1-2015
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Journalism educator and consultant
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  • Postmedia Labs
    Project leader, Edmonton, 2012 - present
  • Unland Media Consulting
    Principal, 2011 - present
  • 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 have been obsessed with journalism since I was 10 years old, and my interest has yet to wane. I worked for major daily newspapers for 15 years, including four years as online editor at the Edmonton Journal. In addition to consulting, I teach in the journalism program at MacEwan University. I am married to Christopher Spencer, and we have two children. We live in Edmonton, and we love it.
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Co-chair of MediaCamp Edmonton. Co-ordinator of the media lab at the Edmonton Journal. Nominated for a National Newspaper Award. Member of Wall of Honour at Campus Saint-Jean.
Education
  • Carleton University
    Master of Journalism, 1994 - 1996
  • University of Alberta
    B.A. in Etudes canadiennes, 1988 - 1994
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