About Us

Your Community News Team

Paula  Carlson Editor
Paula Carlson
Paula Carlson is editor of The Surrey-North Delta Leader, where she began her journalism career 21 years ago as a news reporter. She has won numerous awards for her insightful feature, news and opinion writing, and is the 2015 Editor of the Year as chosen by the Local Media Association.
Boaz  Joseph Multimedia journalist
Boaz Joseph
Boaz Joseph has spent 17 years with The Leader as an award-winning photojournalist. He also designs news pages in the print edition of the paper.
Sheila  Reynolds Reporter, Assistant editor
Sheila Reynolds
Sheila Reynolds is a senior reporter and assistant editor at The Surrey-North Delta Leader, covering the courts, education, arts and entertainment, and general news beats. She has been with The Leader since 1997 and has won numerous provincial, national and international awards for her feature and news writing.
Jeff  Nagel Regional Reporter
Jeff Nagel
Jeff Nagel has been a journalist for more than 20 years and is the regional reporter for Black Press newspapers in the Lower Mainland, including The Surrey-North Delta Leader. He covers transportation, health and other regional issues.
Kevin  Diakiw Reporter
Kevin Diakiw
Kevin Diakiw has been reporting Surrey civic politics for more than 20 years. He also covers crime, courts, business and general news, and has been honoured numerous times with national and international awards for his journalism skills.
Evan  Seal Multimedia journalist
Evan Seal
Evan Seal, an award-winning photojournalist, has worked for The Leader for more than 20 years.
Rick  Kupchuk Reporter
Rick Kupchuk
Rick Kupchuk is a sports reporter and section co-ordinator with The Surrey/North Delta Leader. His newspaper career spans 25 years, including the past 20 with The Leader. He has won regional and provincial awards for his sports writing.