Our Team


Publisher
Laura Blackwell
250-692-7526
Laura has worked for Black Press for 22 years – her career started as a sales rep at the Smithers Interior News and after five years of sales she moved to Burns Lake to fill the publisher’s position. Just recently she has also become the publisher for the Houston Today newspaper.
laura@ldnews.net

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Reporter

Blair McBride
250-692-7526
Blair is originally from Ontario and studied journalism at Western University in London in 2013. He spent several years working in Thailand as an editor and reporter before he moved to Burns Lake in 2018. He’s driven to find the stories hidden in plain sight.
blair.mcbride@ldnews.net

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