Our Team

Regional Publisher
Eric Lawson
Eric Lawson has worked in community media for 30 years as a reporter, editor, sales manager, general manager and publisher. He has worked and lived across Canada; prior to joining Black Press he was publisher of the Brandon Sun in Brandon, Manitoba. Lawson has been involved in community organizations throughout his career, including Rotary, the YMCA, Chambers of Commerce, and support for animal shelters. He has also been active in industry associations such as the Flyer Distribution Standards Association and Newspapers Canada.

Guy Bertrand
250-364-1242 ext: 211
Guy Bertrand has been with the Trail Times since 1989. A graduate of the Mount Royal College journalism program, he began as sports editor and for over 20 years he covered major sporting events in the Greater Trail area. In 2004, he was the recipient of the Alex Reid Memorial Award for his contribution to amateur athletics in the region. In 2007, he received the Curl BC Friendship Award for his coverage of curling in the West Kootenay. In 2008, he was named the BCHL Media Person of the Year. In 2008 Glacier Media presented him with the President’s Club Award for his outstanding editorial efforts. In 2011, he was named editor of the Trail Times. In 2015, he received the Silver Quill from the Canadian Community Newspaper Association for 25 years of service in the industry. In addition to his work, Bertrand has also spoken to a variety of groups, ranging from elementary school students to BC Games writing workshops, on reporting and the newspaper industry.

Sports Editor
Jim Bailey
250-364-1242 ext: 210

Sheri Regnier
250-364-1242 ext: 208

Office Manager
Accounts Manager
Circulation Manager

Michelle Bedford
250-364-1413 ext: 206

and Obituaries

Jeanine Margoreeth
250-368-8551 ext: 204

Dave Dykstra
250-364-1416 ext: 203

Lonnie Inglehart
250-364-1416 ext: 201

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