Media Monday Edmonton: Update #330 - Blog
Taproot Edmonton's latest Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning. Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today's Media Roundup: The 20th annual Corus Radiothon took place last week raising a total of $1,564,455 for the Stollery Children's Hospital, the highest two-day total since the event began in 1999. The annual radiothon has raised more than $23 million over the last 20 years. Long-time Alberta broadcaster Peter Watts died in Calgary on Friday morning at the age of 68. In a statement, Watts' family said he "peacefully passed away." Watts began his career at CBC Edmonton in 1976. After 21 seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos, PA announcer Al Stafford is leaving to become the PA announcer with the Edmonton Oilers. "Thanks for your years of service to the Edmonton Eskimos and all the best calling the @EdmontonOilers!" tweeted the Eskimos. Here is the latest Alberta Podcast Network Roundup.