Journalist profile: Timothy Renshaw, managing editor, Business in Vancouver

What do you love most about your job? It’s creative, deadline-driven, exacting, all-consuming and educational. It offers an endless string of interesting people to interview and connect with and an equally interesting inventory of subjects, stories, trends and issues to investigate, dissect and deliver to readers. It also offers the opportunity to make a difference in the wider world by enlight...more

Blogger Profile: Yumi Ang from Hello Vancity

Yumi Ang is the events, art & fashion contributor for Vancouver community blog Hello Vancity. We asked Yumi to tell us about her role and provide insight on how PR professionals should approach her with pitch ideas. Here's what she had to say: What is your role at Hello Vancity and how long have you been there? I'm a lifestyle contributor, and lately I have been posting about events, arts an...more

Journalist Profile: Richard Dal Monte

CPRS Digitial Writer Carrice Wong sat with Richard Dal Monte, Editor of the Tri-City News to find out about his career and what PR pros need to know when pitching him: Richard Dal Monte grew up in East Vancouver and lives in Coquitlam. He earned a BA in English from UBC before completing the Journalism certificate program at Langara College in 1986. He has worked as a community newspaper journali...more

Blogger Profile: Karm Sumal from Vancity Buzz

Karm Sumal, one of the Vancity Buzz founders, gave us the inside scoop on how to pitch him and what to expect over the next 5 years for his blog. What do you love most about your job? The people I work with and have met through my job is what I love most. The day to day experience just wouldn't be the same if I was stuck behind a cubicle in a typical 9 to 5 role.  When is the best time to pitch...more

Journalist Profile: Peter Darbyshire

Peter Darbyshire is a busy man. As a big reader, I’m always in awe of anyone that has the ability and determination to write a novel. Peter is not only a well-established and prolific author, but he’s also the Deputy News Editor at The Province, one of the region’s most influential papers. He loves his job and this passion partially explains his success (obviously talent is a factor too). Read on...more

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