Our Team


Associate Publisher / Sales Manager
Amanda Nason
250-341-6299 ext. 108
250-341-1111 (cell)
Amanda brings more than 20 years of advertising and business experience to the newspaper. Amanda can tailor an advertising plan to meet your business needs. When she’s not at the office, she can be found supporting local events throughout the community and rooting for the home team at every Rockies game.
advertising@columbiavalleypioneer.com

Editor
Lorene Keitch
250-341-6299 ext. 110
Lorene Keitch moved to the Columbia Valley in 2015 with her husband and two kids. She loves the valley lifestyle and is excited to be back in the newsroom.
lorene@columbiavalleypioneer.com

Magazines Editor/Reporter
Steve Hubrecht
250-341-6299 ext. 104
Steve Hubrecht arrived in the Columbia Valley after working for newspapers in Fernie, B.C., and Beijing, China. He spends as much time outside as possible – if he’s not at the Pioneer office, he’s probably spending time outdoors with his family. He grew up in southern Ontario and graduated with an MA in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario in 2006.
steve@columbiavalleypioneer.com

Reporter/ Photographer
Dauna Ditson
250-341-6299 ext. 105
Dauna Ditson moved to the Columbia Valley in 2017 after a decade working in governmental communications in Saskatchewan. Her first book, a memoir, is scheduled to be released in May 2018.
reporter@columbiavalleypioneer.com

Graphic Designer
Emily Rawbon
250-341-6299 ext. 102
Emily Rawbon is a talented production guru/graphic designer who moved to the Columbia Valley in 2006 after spending seven years at the Canmore Leader and the Banff Crag & Canyon newspapers. A graduate of the advertising/administration program at Durham College in Oshawa, Ontario, Emily migrated west and enjoys the many recreational opportunities available in the Valley.
emily@columbiavalleypioneer.com

Office Administrator
and Classified Sales

Amanda Murray
250-341-6299 ext. 101
Got a boat to sell or a cheers to share? Call Amanda, our office administrator and classified sales representative.
amanda@columbiavalleypioneer.com

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