Canada's Broadcast Dialogue Acquired By Momentum Media Marketing
June 30, 2016 at 4:00 AM (PT)
BROADCAST DIALOGUE will resume publishing on JULY 21st under new stewardship. VANCOUVER-based MOMENTUM MEDIA MARKETING, INC. will acquire the publication from CHRISTENSEN COMMUNICATIONS LTD. following HOWARD and INGRID CHRISTENSEN’s JUNE 30th farewell issue.
“The backgrounds of the MOMENTUM MARKETING people are in line with INGRID’s and my desire to see experienced broadcasters continue the qualities readers and advertisers expect of BROADCAST DIALOGUE,” said Publisher HOWARD CHRISTENSEN.
“HOWARD and INGRID CHRISTENSEN are beloved in the Canadian broadcast industry,” said MOMENTUM Pres./Founder SHAWN SMITH. “As their final edition approached, I know that both HowArd and INGRID were genuinely overwhelmed by the accolades and recognition, as well as the personal notes of congratulations they received. Broadcast Dialogue has always nurtured a sense of community and connectedness among us all, no matter where the industry took us across the country. Broadcasters have not taken them for granted.”
HOWARD CHRISTENSEN has agreed to serve as Editor Emeritus of BROADCAST DIALOGUE as part of the acquisition plan, in order to ensure a smooth transition and provide counsel and expertise to the MOMENTUM team. SHAWN SMITH will serve as Publisher of the publcation.