Our Team

Acting Editor
Roxanne Hooper
Roxanne Hooper has been a journalist for almost four decades, and during her career she has served the Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows communities for close to 20 of those years.
She started in the newspaper industry at age 15, and never looked back. This award-winning multi-media journalist has worked for newspapers in Abbotsford, Mission, Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, Kamloops, Burnaby, and Langley.
She has a strong passion for sharing stories about the people in this community – something that she has demonstrated first as a reporter, and now as an editor.
Roxy and her team looks forward to hearing from you about your local story ideas.

Multimedia Journalist
Neil Corbett
Neil Corbett covers education, health care and sports at the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News. He has worked in journalism for more than two decades, as an editor and reporter, and now as a multi-media journalist.

Multimedia Journalist
Colleen Flanagan
Colleen Flanagan is a multimedia journalist with more than 10 years experience. She covers arts and community events for the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News.

Circulation Manager
Brian Yip
Brian has been the circulation manager at The News for the past 6 years and works alongside our circulation clerk, Mara Fraser and three part time field representatives. Brian has been in the media distribution business for the past thirty five years and brings extensive experience to The News circulation department. He oversees the entire delivery operation across Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows including early morning starts to ensure delivery drivers get the newspapers out to over 250 youth and adult carriers, twice weekly, on Wednesdays and Fridays regardless of weather.