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Nujignua’tegeg – the Listuguj Newsletter. My company, Folk Media Communications, created a multimedia newsletter for Listuguj First Nation.

It is a mobile-responsive website, Facebook page, and bi-weekly print product. We regularly create video content.

It is a communication tool primarily for the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government, but also for all organizations in the community. We do softer stories, profiles, and features. It strives to fulfill one important journalistic purpose: reflecting the community back to itself.

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Adam Hodnett Journalism — Kedgwick River

JOURNALISM: Kedgwick River

Adam Hodnett Journalism — Kedgwick River

FREELANCE JOURNALISM: I had a story appear in the September 5th issue of the Telegraph Journal in its Escapade Section.

I spent three days canoeing on the world famous Kedgwick River in north western New Brunswick, Canada. It was the first time doing a multi-day river run for the majority of the group, and we all loved it. Read more

Barcroft Media: Isa-bella Leclair

By far the most popular project I’ve ever worked on. Over 2.8 million views!

I shot the video for this story by Barcroft Media, about a girl with a rare genetic condition that causes her leg to swell, sometimes to nearly 40 lbs.

Shiretown Promotion

Campbellton, NB quickly surprised me. Rick Hutchinson (Hutchinson Creative Communication) seems to be the meeting point of a lot of cool things. He connected me with Shiretown – northern New Brunswick’s brewery. We decided to come up with a simple ad, and this is what we got:

Paul Stanley

Paul Stanley, with Listuguj as the backdrop. He came from New Zealand to be the CEO. Photo: Adam Hodnett/The Tribune

Paul Stanley, with Listuguj as the backdrop. He came from New Zealand to be the CEO. Photo: Adam Hodnett/The Tribune

Paul Stanley came from New Zealand to be the Chief Executive Officer of Listuguj – the First Nations community between Quebec and New Brunswick.

Read Profile of Paul Stanley from the Campbellton Tribune (PDF)

Folk Media – Video Production and Communications

folk_media_cover_screenshotFolk Media Communications is my video production, and communications company operating out of northern New Brunswick, but serving the entire east coast. We specialize in business communications and promotions, event recording, weddings, and “collaborative content.” Read more

Shiretown Sessions

The first example of “Collaborative Content.” Shiretown’s Derek Leslie already wanted to give back to the arts community, and with the help of Hutchinson Creative Communications, we all came up with this live sessions series – shot inside Shiretown’s brewery. Here is the intro to the first episode with John Hutchinson. Links to the two full song videos are below.

Shiretown Sessions | Episode 1 | John Richard from Shiretown Beer on Vimeo.
 

 

Shiretown Sessions | Episode 1 | John Richard | Don’t Leave Before Dawn from Shiretown Beer on Vimeo.

 

Additional Songs:

 Well (Baby Please Don’t Go)

Don’t Leave Before Dawn

The Tribune

I’m working in Campbellton, New Brunswick, and I’ve been very surprised. A lot of interesting stories have come up. A good chunk have come from Listuguj First Nation.

Wind Farm: The Mi’gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat brought a windfarm project to the area, and I love everything about it.

Jeff Barnaby: Jeff Barnaby is a talented filmmaker who recently got a lot of attention in the country. All for good reason. Watch “Rhymes For Young Ghouls” whenever you get the chance. (This page also has a story about one of the many ways Restigouche is trying to turn this place around).

Wapikoni: Wapikoni is a group of mobile studios that go around to First Nation communities and help them tell stories. It’s great, and they let me check out the set of one of the movies being shot.

David Alward on Greg Davis: The last MLA for the Campbellton area, Greg Davis, disappeared, and an eviction notice exposed some party bail outs and unexplained spending. I got to ask the Premier about it, when he was in town talking about resource development. He talked around the question, so I wrote that, and The Telegraph Journal printed it in one of its main sections.

Courts: I’m also getting to cover courts (which I love) every once and awhile. Here were two stories that we made bigger than the regular “snippets.”

Fred Mundle and Nursing Home: Fred Mundle is a local poet who won the Alfred G. Baily award, and this is the story I did about the governments announcement of a nursing home project that they previously shut down. This was just a few weeks before the election campaigns started.

Bruno Lurette: I’m not a big sports guy, but I’ve had the chance to do some decent profiles with athletes. Here’s one about the guy who brought Muay Thai kickboxing to the area. He’s also been organizing fights about once a month.