About Us

Your Community News Team

Jean  Hincks Publisher
Jean Hincks
Jean Hincks brings more than 30 years of newspaper experience to the Chilliwack Progress. She began her career with Black Press at the Maple Ridge News, where she worked in classifieds, accounting, and sales. She rose to the position of advertising director at the Langley Times, before being promoted to publisher at the Burnaby New Westminster NewsLeader. Jean returned to the Langley Times in 2015 as publisher. Throughout her career, Jean has been active in the community, working with organizations like the Chamber of Commerce, youth justice advocacy groups, and local hospital foundations.
Greg  Knill Editor
Greg Knill
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
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.harmsen@blackpressused.ca
Sam  Bates Reporter
Sam Bates
Jenna  Hauck Photojournalist
Jenna Hauck
Jenna Hauck is an award-winning photojournalist. She photographs news, sports, arts and community events, plus she's the arts reporter. Jenna has been with The Progress since 2000.
Katie Bartel
Jacob  Bestebroer Columnist
Jacob Bestebroer
Jessica Peters
Sam  Waddington Contributor
Sam Waddington
Alina Konevski
Alina Konevski covers education, provincial politics, community and environmental stories, and other news for the Chilliwack Progress.
Kerrie-Ann Schoenit
Jeff Nagel
Louise Meger
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.
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
Eric Welsh is the sports reporter at The Progress. Eric has been with The Progress since 2007.
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
Andrea Rendall