Our Team


Publisher
Eric Lawson
250-352-1890
Eric Lawson has worked in community media for 30 years as a reporter, editor, sales manager, general manager and publisher. He has worked and lived across Canada; prior to joining Black Press he was publisher of the Brandon Sun in Brandon, Manitoba. Lawson has been involved in community organizations throughout his career, including Rotary, the YMCA, Chambers of Commerce, and support for animal shelters. He has also been active in industry associations such as the Flyer Distribution Standards Association and Newspapers Canada.
eric.lawson@blackpress.ca

Editor
Todd Coyne
250-352-1890
Todd Coyne came to the Kootenays in October 2018, following a career spanning the country with CBC News, the Toronto Star, the Vancouver Sun, Black Press in the Lower Mainland and various magazines. Coyne is the editor of the Nelson Star, the Castlegar News, the Rossland News, the Arrow Lakes News and the West Kootenay Advertiser.
todd.coyne@blackpress.ca

 
Reporter
Carmen Petrie
250-265-3841

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