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Jim   Mihaly Publisher
Jim Mihaly
604-575-2744
Jim Mihaly has considerable experience in the newspaper industry. Having come from a family newspaper background, he has worked in nearly every capacity during his career, which spans more than 30 years.
     
Paula  Carlson Editor
Paula Carlson
604-575-5337
Paula Carlson is editor of The Surrey-North Delta Leader, where she began her journalism career 19 years ago as a news reporter. She has won numerous awards for her insightful feature, news and opinion writing.
     
Marketing Manager
Lily Durham
     
Frank  Bucholtz Reporter, Columnist
Frank Bucholtz
604-514-6751
Frank Bucholtz has been editor of The Langley Times since 1999. He has worked for a variety of Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley community newspapers since 1978.
     
Kevin  Diakiw Reporter
Kevin Diakiw
604-575-5333
Kevin Diakiw has been reporting Surrey civic politics for more than 18 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.
     
Victoria News Reporter
Daniel Palmer
250-480-3256
A native of Newfoundland, Daniel grew up in the Lower Mainland and studied political science at the University of Victoria and journalism at Langara College. He joined Victoria News in July 2012 and has since covered every conceivable topic across the Capital Region (primarily with a focus on Victoria and Esquimalt).
     
Reporter
Warren Jane
604-575-5336
     
Boaz  Joseph Multimedia journalist
Boaz Joseph
604-575-5340
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.
     
Reporter
Brenda Anderson
     
Sheila  Reynolds Reporter, Assistant editor
Sheila Reynolds
604-575-5332
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 for 16 years and has won several provincial, national and international awards for her feature and news writing.
     
Evan  Seal Multimedia journalist
Evan Seal
604-575-5339
Evan Seal, an award-winning photojournalist, has worked for The Leader for more than 20 years.
     
Rick  Kupchuk Reporter
Rick Kupchuk
604-575-5335
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.
     
Reporter
Greg Laychak
     
Reporter
Vikki Hopes
     
Columnist
Kristyl Clark
Kristyl Clark is a stay-at-home-mom and founder of the family blogazine, She’s a Valley Mom (www.shesavalleymom.com). She writes writes monthly for The Leader.
     
Columnist
Jim Cessford
     
Jeff  Nagel Regional Reporter
Jeff Nagel
604-575-5334
Jeff Nagel has been a journalist for more than 20 years and is currently the regional reporter for Black Press based at The Surrey-North Delta Leader. He covers transportation, health and other regional issues for Black Press newspapers across the Lower Mainland.
     
Alex  Browne Reporter
Alex Browne
     
Contributer
Kerry Vital
1-604-575-5346
     
Contributor
Jordan Bateman
     
Contributor
Bronwyn Scott
     
Contributor
Corry Anderson-Fennell
     
Reporter
Frank Fourchalk
     
Tom  Fletcher Reporter, Columnist
Tom Fletcher
Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press newspapers. He's based in Victoria.
     
Reporter
Nick Greenizan

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