About Us

Your Community News Team

Lisa  Prophet Publisher
Lisa Prophet
Lisa has been a resident of Maple Ridge for the past 20 years and in the newspaper business since 1999. She is actively involved in the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation, Ridge Meadows Minor Ball Hockey Association, local secondary high school committees, to name a few. She actively participates in and sponsors numerous local events, non-profit groups and businesses. Lisa has been with Black Press for 14 years, and manages all departments at The News. She is the recipient of the Presidents Award from Black Press, as well has earned multiple B.C. and Yukon Community Newspaper and Canadian Community Newspaper Advertising awards, local Chamber awards, and is proud to represent the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News.
Michael  Hall Editor
Michael Hall
Michael Hall has been a journalist for 20 years, the past 10 as editor of the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News.
Neil  Corbett Reporter
Neil Corbett
Neil Corbett covers the education, health care and sports beat at the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News. He has worked in print journalism for more than two decades, as an editor and a reporter.
Phil  Melnychuk Reporter, Columnist
Phil Melnychuk
Phil Melnychuk has been a reporter and editor in B.C. and Alberta for more than 20 years working in Whitecourt, Stony Plain, Medicine Hat, Vancouver and Abbotsford.
Brian  Yip Circulation manager
Brian Yip
Colleen   Flanagan Reporter/photographer
Colleen Flanagan