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Rita  Walters Publisher
Rita Walters
1-604-531-1711 (ext 112)
Rita Walters has been with the Peace Arch News for 20 years, including eight years as a sales representative and 13 as director of sales and marketing, before being named publisher in 2011. Rita considers it important to be involved in the community, and she commits herself to many local events. She lives locally with her husband, Bob and has two sons and four grandchildren. She loves to golf and spend her free time at Harrison Hot Springs.
     
Lance  Peverley Editor
Lance Peverley
604-542-7402
Lance Peverley is editor of the Peace Arch News and a longtime resident of the Semiahmoo Peninsula.
     
Nick  Greenizan Sports Reporter
Nick Greenizan
604-542-7407
Nick Greenizan is an award-winning reporter and columnist at the Peace Arch News who has covered the sports scene in South Surrey and White Rock since 2004.
     
Contributor
Contributed
     
Editorial
Editorial
     
Black Press
     
Columnist
Valerie Giles
     
Alex  Browne Arts Reporter, Columnist
Alex Browne
604-542-7405
Alex Browne is a longtime reporter for the Peace Arch News, with particular expertise in arts and entertainment reporting and theatre and music reviews. He also recently won recognition for editorial writing.
     
Sarah  Massah Reporter
Sarah Massah
604-542-7403
     
Melissa  Smalley Reporter
Melissa Smalley
604-575-5321
Melissa Smalley has been with Peace Arch News since 2009, when she took on the role of Special Features Reporter. She is also editor of Indulge Magazine, a lifestyles magazine published by Black Press and distributed throughout the Fraser Valley.
     
Reporter
Tracy Holmes
604-542-7406
Tracy has been a reporter with Peace Arch News for more than 15 years.
     
Black Press
Gary Ahuja
     
Black Press
Brenda Anderson
     
Reporter
Kolby Solinsky
     
Photographer
Brian Giebelhaus
     
Black Press
Jennifer Lang
     
Black Press
Rick Kupchuk
     
Black Press
Boaz Joseph
     
Black Press
Natasha Jones
     
Reporter
Kevin Diakiw
     
Columnist
Paula Carlson
Paula Carlson is editor of The Surrey-North Delta Leader, where she began her journalism career 15 years ago as a news reporter. She has won numerous awards for her insightful feature, news and opinion writing.
     
Frank  Bucholtz Columnist
Frank Bucholtz
604-533-4157
Frank Bucholtz is a lifelong Surrey resident. He has worked as a reporter and editor at Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley community newspapers for 29 years, and currently is editor of the Langley Times.
     
Andrew  Holota Columnist
Andrew Holota
Andrew Holota is the editor of the Abbbotsford News, sister paper to the Peace Arch News.
     
Reporter
Jeff Nagel
     
Tom  Fletcher Columnist
Tom Fletcher
Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press newspapers. He's based in Victoria.

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