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Grant  Harris Publisher/Sales Manager
Grant Harris
1-250-847-3266
Grant Harris, born in Terrace B.C., has lived in Smithers for some 31 years. He gained extensive local retail and media marketing experience in that time. He has been with the Interior News for over 5 years as a sales rep, then sales manager and now Publisher. Grant is the 2008 winner of the Best Advertising Campaign in British Columbia for the Glacier Toyota Testimonials. Harris is a longtime Bulkley Valley advertising representative, who specializes in creative marketing aimed at meeting individual customer needs.
     
Editor
Chris Gareau
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Chris joined The Interior News as editor in August of 2014. Before moving to Smithers, Chris worked as a reporter in Portage la Prairie and Steinbach, Manitoba. He still is getting used to not being able to see his dog run away for three days in the flatlands of the prairies.
     
Reporter
Tom Fletcher
Tom Fletcher is the legislative reporter for Black Press in Victoria.
     
Nick  Briere Sales Representative
Nick Briere
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Reporter
LaShaina Blair-White
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Sports/Community Reporter
Tom Best
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Reporter
Marisca Bakker
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Brenda  Mallory Lifestyles
Brenda Mallory
250-846-5095
Brenda Mallory's SPICE OF LIFE and FOR THE BIRDS are Interior News mainstays. Mallory's SPICE OF LIFE is a blunt and often hilarious look at life in the Bulkley Valley. For bird watchers, Mallory's FOR THE BIRDS is an inciteful and educational column is a must-read.
     
Lorraine  Doiron Smithers Correspondent
Lorraine Doiron
(250) 847-4797
Lorraine's A VIEW FROM THE PORCH is a reader favourite. Lorraine covers everything from birthdays and anniversaries to observations about community life in Smithers.