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Michael Briones

Michael Briones

In April of 2017, I had the privilege of rejoining The NEWS team from the Comox Valley Echo. My earlier experience with The NEWS dates back to 1997, when I covered sports for the publication.

My journey in the newspaper industry began in 1981 as a proofreader for the English-language Standard in Hong Kong. Since then, I've embarked on diverse roles in various newspapers, covering everything from police and government to sports and general assignments. My career has taken me to different corners of the country, from Ontario to Northern B.C. and now, back to Mid-Vancouver Island, where I continue to contribute to the field I'm passionate about.

Phone
250-905-0026
Email
michael.briones@pqbnews.com

Recent Work by Michael

Island team rides lengthy shutout streak into high school football finals

Island team rides lengthy shutout streak into high school football finals

Ballenas Whalers off to at BC Place after blanking Crusaders for fifth shutout win in a row
Vancouver Island football standout Agostini commits to Harvard

Vancouver Island football standout Agostini commits to Harvard

Towering Parksville lineman had variety of offers from U.S. programs
Islander earns steeplechase silver medal at Pan American Games

Islander earns steeplechase silver medal at Pan American Games

Former coaches thrilled to see Alycia Butterworth’s performance in 3,000-metre
Future dim, after public convinces Qualicum Beach to dial down street lights

Future dim, after public convinces Qualicum Beach to dial down street lights

Qualicum Beach installs new LED lights to address resident complaints
Qualicum Beach installs new LED lights to address resident complaints

Qualicum Beach installs new LED lights to address resident complaints

Wattage and colour temperature of lights reduced
Man dies 2 days after being released from B.C. police custody

Man dies 2 days after being released from B.C. police custody

IIO investigation launched after man was arrested, taken to Oceanside RCMP cells on July 18
Vernon’s Humphreys cruises to B.C. Amateur men’s golf title in Parksville

Vernon’s Humphreys cruises to B.C. Amateur men’s golf title in Parksville

Teen finishes six shots ahead of runner-up Jace Minni
Parksville seeks support of Regional District of Nanaimo on pool project

Parksville seeks support of Regional District of Nanaimo on pool project

City council asked to make recommendation to RDN board
21st B.C. Men’s Amateur Golf ­Championship set to tee off in Parksville

21st B.C. Men’s Amateur Golf ­Championship set to tee off in Parksville

More than 150 golfers entered in event set for July to 10 July 14 at Morningstar Golf Club
Club wants to develop Vancouver Island ATV training facility

Club wants to develop Vancouver Island ATV training facility

Temporary use permit sought for Crown property in Whiskey Creek
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