Our Team

Peter McCully

Peter McCully has been a broadcaster and publisher on both of Canada’s coasts and has owned a small newspaper and run an advertising agency along the way. Peter is an amateur photographer and has served as bass drummer for several Scottish Pipe Bands.

Michael Briones
Michael rejoined The NEWS team in April of 2017 from the Comox Valley Echo, having previously covered sports for The NEWS in 1997. He got his start in the newspaper business in 1981 as a proofreader for the English-language Standard in Hong Kong. Michael has since reported on police, government, sports and general assignment for newspapers in Ontario, Northern B.C. and Mid-Vancouver Island.”

Multi Media Reporter
Cloe Logan
Originally from Vancouver, Cloe is excited to now work and live on the island. Prior to working at PQB News, she contributed to a Jack Webster-nominated investigation looking into inauthentic Indigenous souvenirs in Vancouver’s tourist hot spots. In her spare time Cloe likes listening, playing and reading about 20th century country music.

Sales Manager
Steve Weldon
Steve has held the positions of Sales Representative and Sales Manager in the more than 16 years he worked for The NEWS. Steve comes from the position of Business Development Manager with Viviti Technologies Inc. in Parksville. When he is not working, you are likely to find Steve mowing his endless lawn or taking his evening walk somewhere in our beautiful area.

Sales Representative
Lori Hague
Lori and her family have lived in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area for many years. Before moving to Vancouver Island, she held several positions as a sales representative and customer service representative in Vancouver. Lori is familiar with small business as she is the former owner and operator of Qualicum Window Coverings. Most days you’ll see Lori around town, or find her with her family school events.

Advertising Co-ordinator
Michele Graham
Michele joined The NEWS team in 2016, and has worked in the newspaper industry for more than 13 years. Michele coordinates the flow of advertising between sales representatives and advertisers.

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