Media Roundup

Dave and nice lady from Global TV Evening News
Dave and Deb Hope from Global TV Evening News, May 2009

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Features, interviews, and quotes

NOTE: Format: Source – “Show name or article title”  (&/or) – Topic – Date

(Note to self: more re: Hootsuite to add? also link all below as possible(?))

Wall Street Journal – “Don’t Judge an Investor by His Track Suit” – Talking SxSW – March 20, 2013

Dave on Renman Live discussing social media and music
Dave on Renman Live discussing social media and music

Renman Live – withSteve Rennie – talking social and music – Dec. 4 2012

Toque and Canoe feature about my packing
Toque and Canoe feature about my packing “dogma” Suzanne Ahearne took photo

Toque & Canoe – “In the Suitcase with Dave Olson – HootSuite’s hippie artist shares his packing dogma” – Dec. 3, 2012

Shaw TV – “The Rush” – Hoot office press tour – April 8, 2013

Dotto Tech – Dotto Tech #102 – HootSuite and Ebooks – April 2013 & International & Apps – Dec. 4 2012

Shaw TV – “The Rush” – Lost Vancouver Stories – April 29, 2013

Dave talks Hootsuite on Global TV (on location)
Dave talks Hootsuite on Global TV (on location)

Global BC – Morning News – Hoot Office – April 2013 

Tonya Hall Radio Show (Colorado) – “Embracing the power of Social Media” – Nov. 2012

Get Connected TV – Visiting Hootsuite office – Nov. 2012

GrowVC – Community Building Begins by Listening (podcast) – October 2012

Just Talking Podcast – About HootSuite Community – October 2012

CiTR 101.9 – “Tweets and Tunes” – Interview with Dave Olson, VP of Community for HootSuite – October 2012

Georgia Straight (Vancouver) – “HootSuite’s Dave Olson draws a crowd of newspaper editors in New Orleans” – July, 21 2011

Postmedia/Canada.com – “Hootsuite’s house of 100 owls” – June 25, 2011

Tech.co – “Cool Under Pressure: How HootSuite Responded to Embarrassing Tweets, Crashing Servers, and the Japanese Earthquake” – May 30, 2012

News Media Canada – “Hootsuite’s Dave Olson on sparking the conversation” – May 6, 2011

CBC Radio 1 – “BC Almanac” – Coping with the Canucks (game 7) – April 2011

Dave on CBC Radio One's BC Almanac
Dave on CBC Radio One’s BC Almanac

CBC Radio 3 – “Grant Lawrence Live” – Search Light Best music website – Feb. 2011 & March, 2011

News 1130 (Vancouver) – “One Year After Olympics” True North Media House and With Glowing Hearts – Feb. 2011

Vancouver Sun – “Good Idea to Fruition” – re: UBC Student Leadership event – Jan. 2011

Community Roundtable (podcast) – “Conversations with Community Managers” – May 27, 2010

Dave and Heba Aly of CBC at Canada North House at
Dave and Heba Aly of CBC at Canada North House at

CBC Radio One – “The Current ” w/ Heba Aly – Citizen Media Making at Vancouver Olympics – Feb. 2010

PBS Media Shift  – “True North Media House, W2 Provide Citizen Media Hub at Olympics” – Feb. 2010

Canadian Press – “Citizen journalists preparing to get the unofficial Olympic scoop” – Feb. 2010

Harvard Business Review – “How Social Media Is Changing Olympic Coverage – The Conversation in Harvard Business Review” – Feb. 2010

CKNW news/talk radio – Outside of The Edge pub, spoke about social media and Olympics – Feb. 19, 2010 (and late night partying) on this news/talk station – note: Translink heard it/Twittered it

CBC Radio International – “The Link” – panel discussion about the Vancouver Olympics and legacy with host Marc Montgomery and a couple other panelists – 2010(?)

CiTR (UBC) – “Radio Free Thinker” – skeptics discussing Olympics and media, surveillance and security, economic impact and civil liberties – Jan. 29. 2010 (Radio Free Thinker show notes + blog & podcast feed)

Dave and Kris Krug in 24 Hours newspaper discussing media and Olympics
Dave and Kris Krug in 24 Hours newspaper discussing media and Olympics

24 Hours (Vancouver) – “Worldwide in 2010” – re: TNMH & Olympics – date

Business in Vancouver – “VANOC slow to get into new media game” June, 2009

Georgia Straight (Vancouver) – “Geek Speak” about True North Olympic media campaign – Feb. 3, 2010

CBC Radio One – “Early Edition” – Team Canada sweater launch – Aug. 2009

CBC Radio One –  “Early Edition” – Canucks playoff preview – May 2009

CTV – “Global News” – Canucks playoffs predictions – May 2009

Dave in Vancouver Sun discussing Movieset - photo Quinn Bender
Dave in Vancouver Sun discussing Movieset – photo Quinn Bender

Vancouver Sun –  “Online and on Set” – MovieSet.com traffic growth – June 2009

CBC Radio One – “BC Almanac” – What’s Wrong with the Canucks – Feb 2009

L’ Express du Pacifiqué – Conscience des Jeux  – Fans sur la toile – Feb. 2009

Dave in L'Express du Pacifiqué
Dave in L’Express du Pacifiqué

CFAX talk radio (Vancouver) – media change and the Olympics – 2009(?)

Vancouver Sun – “Social networking media push for inclusion in Olympic plan” – Nov. 2008

CBC Radio One – “BC Almanac” – Canucks season preview – Oct. 2008

BBC Radio 4 – “Blogs and Pods” – Alternative media at Vancouver 2010 – Nov. 2008

TechTV – “Lab with Leo” – Digital & analog DIY culture – 2008

Shaw TV – “Urban Rush”  – Interview about Happyfrog and green business – 2008

Evolution Radio – Interview about eco-business and activism – 2008

CBC Radio One – “On the Coast” – Canucks Outsider video-cast – April, 2006

North Shore News – Interview about green lifestyle choices –2008

CKNW –  “Get Connected” – The Crazy Canucks podcasting – June 2006

Santa Cruz Free Radio – “WriteNow! The Art & Action of Letterwriting” – Interview about Letters from Russia literature project – Dec. 2007

Vancouver Courier – “Slow Train Coming” – Washington State to BC train travel – 2008

Canucks Outsider in Vancouver Courier
Canucks Outsider in Vancouver Courier

Vancouver Courier – “Hockey Night in Canuck Land” – Canucks Outsider podcasting – June 2006

CTV – “Global News” – Crazy Canucks podcasting the playoffs – June 2006

Fresh Cup Magazine – “Why Wi-fi? – Pros and cons of a wireless cafe” – Wireless Internet access in cafes – Feb. 2006

The Olympian (WA) – “Wireless Net links spread” – Dec. 16 2005

The Olympian (WA), “Private sector offers unique challenges” – March 20, 2005

The Olympian – “Entrepreneurs create local ISP” – March 21 2003

High Times – “Top Counter Culture College” – Aug. 2002 – Evergreen College / culture and Hempenroad film

The Olympian – “ATG purchased” – June 6, 2002

The Olympian – “OlyWa office empty” – May 28, 2002

Business Examiner (Tacoma, WA) – “Candid Conversation with Dave Olson” – March 4, 2002

Don Cherry, Ron Mclean and Gilles Niuewendyk at SLC Olympics
Don Cherry, Ron Mclean and Gilles Niuewendyk at SLC Olympics

CBC TV  – Hockey at SLC Olympics – appeared with Ron McLean Don Cherry post-game in arena (following Canada vs Czech)

 

Pacific Daily News (Guam) – interview about Jerry Garcia’s death, August 1995

Pacific Daily News article re: Jerry Garcia death
Pacific Daily News article re: Jerry Garcia death

Pacific Daily News (Guam) – featured in article about “interesting lives” – 1996

Etcetera 

Dave featured in Canucks marketing campaign
Dave featured in Canucks marketing campaign
  • TEDX Vancouver, Official Blogger, 2011, Official Twitter-er, 2010
  • Translink’s Buzzer blog – “Rolling to the End of the Line” transit essay – 2009
  • BBC (radio) – “World Stories with Boris Maksimov” – interview about eco business development – 1997
  • “Deep Cuts” (radio show in Guam, USA) – Discussed eco-business, counter-culture and DIY entrepreneurship – 1994-5
  • “Buenas!” (TV show in Guam, USA)  – Interviewed about entrepreneurial activities and juggling sticks – 1995
  • “Zoom-in Asa” (National TV show in Japan)  – Featured making and selling handmade juggling sticks – 1993
  • Nick Trotter’s show – Salt Lake City talk radio – 1992
  • KUTE – Host on University of Utah campus radio station -1990
  • KOHS – Host on Orem (Utah) High School radio station FCC license acquired – 1986

Notable: Registered Digital Millennium Copyright Agent with Library of Congress

Film

  • Featured in “Generation Social: The Vancouver Network” a documentary about social media including my Hootsuite SXSW campaign – 2011
  • Featured in “With Glowing Hearts” a documentary about social justice, social media and the Olympics – 2009-2011
  • “HempenRoad” – Produced, wrote, narrated and distributed feature-length documentary film. Presented screenings at festivals and distributed worldwide – 1996~9
  • “Go with the Flow” – Featured in film about Olympia’s culture, Oct. 2002
  • Numerous appearances in student films made at University of Utah, Rhode Island School of Design, Utah Valley College – 1987~90

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