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Jake Romphf

Jake Romphf

I'm Jake, a proud graduate of Carleton University. In early 2021, I made the move from the Great Lakes to Greater Victoria with the aim of experiencing more of the country I report on. My upbringing was in a small town that was surrounded by petrochemical refineries and industrial plants. This background ignited a strong passion within me for addressing environmental concerns, sustainability, and wildlife conservation.

Alongside my environmental interests, I'm also enthusiastic about covering sports, politics, and diving into anything new or obscure that catches my attention. My goal as a journalist is to bring attention to a wide array of topics that matter, and I'm excited to continue this journey in Greater Victoria.

Phone
250-480-3214
Email
jake.romphf@blackpress.ca

Recent Work by Jake

B.C. city asks province to stop making councillors decide their own pay

B.C. city asks province to stop making councillors decide their own pay

Plea for change comes after councillors criticized for giving themselves a raise this term
Greater Victoria struggles to retain students as grads lack local prospects

Greater Victoria struggles to retain students as grads lack local prospects

Diversifying the local economy, boosting housing could help keep grads in the region
Bookkeeper accused of stealing $1.7M from Victoria-area non-profit

Bookkeeper accused of stealing $1.7M from Victoria-area non-profit

Woman was charged after being arrested upon returning to Canada
Residential school sites host potential unmarked graves: Ahousaht First Nation

Residential school sites host potential unmarked graves: Ahousaht First Nation

Scanning, document combing continues as project looks to reveal truths of former students
B.C. councillors reimbursed for $125-a-head banquet at Victoria’s Empress hotel

B.C. councillors reimbursed for $125-a-head banquet at Victoria’s Empress hotel

Victoria-hosted convention tops $550 for some attendees, boasts getting politicians ‘up and dancing’
B.C. recyclables ‘Diverters’ mixing economic opportunity with cutting waste

B.C. recyclables ‘Diverters’ mixing economic opportunity with cutting waste

Foundation’s dump-defying programs pursue partnerships to end the stigma around ‘binning’
B.C. biosolids maker sued by Texan farmers over animal deaths

B.C. biosolids maker sued by Texan farmers over animal deaths

Lawsuit claims ‘forever chemicals’ in fertilizer made by company operating Greater Victoria facility
B.C. coastal island land being donated for protection

B.C. coastal island land being donated for protection

Tula Foundation transfers 55 acres of biodiverse Central Coast plots
‘Dead star’ reputation of white dwarfs challenged by B.C. astronomer’s study

‘Dead star’ reputation of white dwarfs challenged by B.C. astronomer’s study

Stars that stop cooling for over eight billion years could have implications for galaxy dating
Growing B.C. effort wants fossil fuel companies to pay for climate impacts

Growing B.C. effort wants fossil fuel companies to pay for climate impacts

More communities joining Sue Big Oil campaign as Saanich and CRD explore the idea
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