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Carly  Ferguson Publisher
Carly Ferguson
604-702-5560
Carly Ferguson grew up in Chilliwack and brings extensive marketing, sales and management experience to her position as publisher of the Chilliwack Progress. She joined Black Press in 2007 and after a short time at the Langley Times, assumed the role of advertising manager at the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News. Following the successful completion of a bachelor's degree in communications from Simon Fraser University, Fergusonâ s professional career included fundraising and public relations roles with Big Brothers Big Sisters and United Way, and advertising and promotion responsibilities in Prospera Credit Unionâ s marketing department. During her tenure at Black Press Ferguson has completed the Certificate in Executive Management and Leadership from Thompson Rivers University. In 2011 she was the recipient of the Suburban Newspaper Association of America Advertising Manager of the Year.
     
Chris  Franklin Advertising Manager
Chris Franklin
1-604-702-5561
     
Greg  Knill Editor
Greg Knill
1-604-702-5570
Greg Knill is editor of the Chilliwack Progress. He has worked in the newspaper industry for more than 25 years and lives in Chilliwack with his family.
     
Sharon    Harmsen Classifieds
Sharon Harmsen
604.702.5550
Sharon Harmsen joined the Chilliwack Progress in 1990. She has extensive knowledge of sales and classifieds within the Black Press chain of newspapers, as well as features and marketing projects. To contact her to place an ad or an obituary please phone 604-702-5552 or email sharon@bcclassified.com
     
Reporter
Katie Bartel
604-702-5575
Katie Bartel covers education, community and news stories. Katie has been with The Progress since 2005.
     
Sam  Waddington Contributor
Sam Waddington
     
Contributor
Contributed
     
Publisher
Liz Lynch
1-604-702-5560
Liz Lynch has been in the community newspaper business for more than 25 years. She serves on the Chilliwack Community Services and Chamber boards and has been a Rotarian for six years. She and her family enjoy the active lifestyle Chilliwack offers.
     
Reporter
Alina Konevski
604-702-5575
Alina Konevski covers education, provincial politics, community and environmental stories, and other news for the Chilliwack Progress.
     
Reporter
Kerrie-Ann Schoenit
     
Jenna  Hauck Photojournalist
Jenna Hauck
604-702-5576
Jenna Hauck is an award-winning photojournalist. She covers news, sports, arts and community events. Jenna has been with The Progress since 2000.
     
Editorial
Editorial
     
Reporter
Jeff Nagel
     
Circulation
Louise Meger
604.702.5558
Louise Meger has joined The Progress Team in June of 2006. She lives in Agassiz with her family and enjoys walking her 2 dogs every day.
     
Tom  Fletcher Columnist
Tom Fletcher
Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press newspapers. He's based in Victoria.
     
Reporter
Staff Writer
     
Eryn  Wicker Columnist
Eryn Wicker
Eryn Wicker is a mental health clinician with the Ministry of Children and Family Development in B.C. and writes regularly for the Chilliwack Progress.
     
Eric  Welsh Sports
Eric Welsh
604-702-5572
Eric Welsh is the sports reporter at The Progress. Eric has been with The Progress since 2007.
     
Contributor
Grant Ullyot
     
Contributor, Meridian Writer's Group
Mitchell Smyth
     
Tanja  Shaw Columnist
Tanja Shaw
Tanja Shaw is a Kinesiologist and personal trainer, specializing in weight loss, pre and postnatal fitness, and health and wellness programs. She owns Ascend Fitness Coaching, which offers Boot Camps, mom and baby fitness classes and personal training in the Chilliwack area. More information is at www.ascendfitnesscoaching.com
     
Reporter
Andrea Rendall
     
Reporter
Jessica Peters
604-796-4302
     
Brian  Minter Columnist
Brian Minter
     
Ana  Macedo Columnist
Ana Macedo
Ana Macedo is a community volunteer and former radio personality in Chilliwack. She writes weekly for the Chilliwack Progress about people who help shape the community.

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