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Priyanka Ketkar

Priyanka Ketkar

Priyanka Ketkar has been a journalist since 2011 with extensive experience in community-driven news writing, feature writing, and editing. She joined Black Press in 2020 as a reporter/editor for two publications in Northern B.C. She holds a masters in journalism and English literature, and has experience working in India, U.S.A., and now Canada. Priyanka believes in giving a voice to the voiceless through her writing and is always on the lookout for stories hidden in people's hearts and places.
priyanka.ketkar@mapleridgenews.com

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Recent Work by Priyanka

B.C. family in need of support after mother’s stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis

B.C. family in need of support after mother’s stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis

Seek funds to cover treatment and care for their three autism-diagnosed kids
Volunteers to donate 200 bikes to migrant farm workers impacted by B.C. flooding

Volunteers to donate 200 bikes to migrant farm workers impacted by B.C. flooding

Seek help repairing bikes in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows
Fire crew rescues driver and dog after vehicle crashes into Esso pump in Pitt Meadows

Fire crew rescues driver and dog after vehicle crashes into Esso pump in Pitt Meadows

Crews also respond to another fire incident just 100-feet-away
Family of late Maple Ridge man devastated after wedding ring of 72 years lost at B.C. hospital

Family of late Maple Ridge man devastated after wedding ring of 72 years lost at B.C. hospital

Family warns people to take charge of dead loved ones’s things intead of leaving it up to hospitals
Are you this dog’s owner? BC SPCA looking out for dog displaced during Abbotsford flooding

Are you this dog’s owner? BC SPCA looking out for dog displaced during Abbotsford flooding

The dog was brought from the Chilliwack branch to Maple Ridge due to evacuations
‘We were grateful we weren’t swept away’: Maple Ridge family spends 2 nights stuck on Hwy. 7

‘We were grateful we weren’t swept away’: Maple Ridge family spends 2 nights stuck on Hwy. 7

Finds shelter at a kind stranger’s home in Hope
‘Everyone’s helping each other’: Maple Ridge woman trapped on Hwy. 7 due to mudslide

‘Everyone’s helping each other’: Maple Ridge woman trapped on Hwy. 7 due to mudslide

People getting airlifted, but not enough communication, point out the stranded
Keep your tricks, treats and bears separate, WildSafe BC says

Keep your tricks, treats and bears separate, WildSafe BC says

Shares tips and suggestions to avoid human-bear conflict through Halloween
Judge grants B.C. mother supervised access to son following ‘urine therapy’ allegations

Judge grants B.C. mother supervised access to son following ‘urine therapy’ allegations

Son to remain in custody of his father
See smoke? Here’s how to help crews when you report a wildfire from a B.C. expert

See smoke? Here’s how to help crews when you report a wildfire from a B.C. expert

Err on the side of caution, advises B.C. Wildfire Service
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