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Tom Zillich

Tom Zillich

I cover entertainment, sports and news stories for the Surrey Now-Leader, where I've worked for more than half of my 30-plus years in the newspaper business.
My biggest thrill on the job is meeting and writing about people who are creative, talented and achieve great things.
Passions in my "other" life include playing bass on local concert stages, eating Mexican food, swimming in sun-soaked pools and cheering the Canucks to just one (ONE!) Stanley Cup before I die.

Phone
604-543-5814
Email
tom.zillich@surreynowleader.com

Recent Work by Tom

PNE summer concerts move inside with Ludacris, Blondie, Barenaked Ladies, more

PNE summer concerts move inside with Ludacris, Blondie, Barenaked Ladies, more

Fair admission included in cost of ticket, sold for $40 and up starting April 12
PHOTOS: B.C.’s new ADI gallery showcases Métis culture, language

PHOTOS: B.C.’s new ADI gallery showcases Métis culture, language

In Surrey, tobacco bags and gauntlet mittens are exhibited in space, named after Amelia Douglas
50 years ago, this B.C. RCMP officer was shot, killed on final shift before marriage

50 years ago, this B.C. RCMP officer was shot, killed on final shift before marriage

An overpass in Surrey is now named for Const. Roger Pierlet, on the job less than 2 years
PHOTOS: B.C. woman’s balloon art wins Top Twister awards at Chicago event

PHOTOS: B.C. woman’s balloon art wins Top Twister awards at Chicago event

How Kristal Yee has twisted her way to global acclaim
‘Canada’s first lady of jazz’ and TV pioneer, B.C.’s Eleanor Collins dead at 104

‘Canada’s first lady of jazz’ and TV pioneer, B.C.’s Eleanor Collins dead at 104

Surrey resident was a groundbreaking figure in Canadian entertainment history
Green Man unmasked: B.C.’s ‘Force’ reunite with ‘Sully’ for big Canucks game

Green Man unmasked: B.C.’s ‘Force’ reunite with ‘Sully’ for big Canucks game

Adam Forsythe, the larger guy in light green, hosts trivia nights at a Surrey pub
‘Huge’ Surrey pride for Bains’ Canucks debut as NHL’s 4th Punjabi-roots player

‘Huge’ Surrey pride for Bains’ Canucks debut as NHL’s 4th Punjabi-roots player

Saturday’s home-ice debut in Vancouver was watched by dozens of family members and friends
B.C.’s Bains to make his debut tonight for his hometown Canucks

B.C.’s Bains to make his debut tonight for his hometown Canucks

The forward has been a standout with Abbotsford Canucks this season
‘I’ll be PVR’ing it’: Mayor, others enjoy CBC’s new Surrey-set police drama ‘Allegiance’

‘I’ll be PVR’ing it’: Mayor, others enjoy CBC’s new Surrey-set police drama ‘Allegiance’

Party at city hall held ahead of TV and streaming debut tonight
Inside the ‘fictional world’ of CBC’s new Surrey-set police drama, out Feb. 7

Inside the ‘fictional world’ of CBC’s new Surrey-set police drama, out Feb. 7

‘Allegiance’ creator says the new series has nothing to do with city’s recent policing transition mess
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