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Sean McCue (He/Him) - Publisher

Sean McCue
I joined Black Press Media in 1995 as a sales representative at the Nanaimo News Bulletin and became sales manager at the newspaper in 2008.

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Greg Sakaki (He/Him) - Editor

Greg Sakaki
I have been in the community newspaper business for two decades, all of those years with Black Press Media.

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Chris Bush (He/Him) - Multimedia Journalist

Chris Bush
As a photographer/reporter with the Nanaimo News Bulletin since 1998.

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Karl Yu (He/Him) - Multimedia Journalist

Karl Yu
After interning at Vancouver Metro free daily newspaper, I joined Black Press in 2010.

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Mandy Moraes (She/Her) - Multimedia Journalist

Mandy Moraes
I joined Black Press Media in 2020 as a multimedia reporter for the Parksville Qualicum Beach News, and transferred to the News Bulletin in 2022

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BAILEY SEYMOUR (HE/HIM) - Multimedia Journalist

Bailey Seymour
After graduating from SAIT and stint with the Calgary Herald, I ended up at the Nanaimo News Bulletin/Ladysmith Chronicle in March 2023

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Luke Winkelmans (He/Him) - Multimedia Marketing Specialist

Luke Winkelmans
I’ve been with the Nanaimo Bulletin since 2001, previously I worked at our Richmond and Surrey newspapers.

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Joanne Iormetti (She/Her) - Multimedia Marketing Specialist

Joanne Iormetti
Since 2018, I have enjoyed working with the team at Black Press Media.

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Darrell Summerfelt (He/Him) - Vancouver Island Ad Trafficker

Darrell Summerfelt
I started with the company in 1993 as a production assistant.

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Sharon Sakaki, BBA (She/Her) - Advertising Controller

Sharon Sakaki
After initially wanting to pursue journalism with hopes of working for a newspaper, I was happy to join the Black Press Media team in 2017 as Advertising Controller.

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Graham Shonwise (He/Him) - Circulation Coordinator

Graham Shonwise
I am a recent addition to the Nanaimo News Bulletin, having taken on the role of circulation coordinator in December of 2022.

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Wolf Depner - Legislative Multimedia Journalist

Wolf Depner
I joined the national team with Black Press Media in 2023 from the Peninsula News Review, where I had reported on Vancouver Island's Saanich Peninsula since 2019.

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John McKinley - Vancouver Island Digital Content Editor

John McKinley
I have been a Black Press Media journalist for more than 30 years and today coordinate digital news content across our network.

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Lauren Collins - Provincial Multimedia Journalist

Lauren Collins
I'm a provincial reporter for Black Press Media's national team, after my journalism career took me across B.C. since I was 19 years old.

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