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Michael Briones

Michael Briones

In April of 2017, I had the privilege of rejoining The NEWS team from the Comox Valley Echo. My earlier experience with The NEWS dates back to 1997, when I covered sports for the publication.

My journey in the newspaper industry began in 1981 as a proofreader for the English-language Standard in Hong Kong. Since then, I've embarked on diverse roles in various newspapers, covering everything from police and government to sports and general assignments. My career has taken me to different corners of the country, from Ontario to Northern B.C. and now, back to Mid-Vancouver Island, where I continue to contribute to the field I'm passionate about.

Phone
250-905-0026
Email
michael.briones@pqbnews.com

Recent Work by Michael

Former Calgary zookeeper gets emotional after releasing eagle back into wild

Former Calgary zookeeper gets emotional after releasing eagle back into wild

North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre nursed year-old bald eagle back to health
Oceanside Generals forward Jacob Thomas commits to University of Jameston

Oceanside Generals forward Jacob Thomas commits to University of Jameston

Hannibal named VIJHL executive of the year
PHOTOS: Herring run creates annual frenzy in Parksville Qualicum Beach

PHOTOS: Herring run creates annual frenzy in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Wildlife add to the fun for observers as annual fishery arrives
Qualicum Beach’s Kasten earns gold at BC Masters Weightlifting Championships

Qualicum Beach’s Kasten earns gold at BC Masters Weightlifting Championships

69-year-old hits World Masters qualifying targets
Qualicum Beach employee leads Wounded Warrior Run BC into town

Qualicum Beach employee leads Wounded Warrior Run BC into town

Event raises awareness, funds for veterans and first responders
Canadian football, hockey legend Gerry James dies at age 89

Canadian football, hockey legend Gerry James dies at age 89

Only athlete to play in Grey Cup and Stanley Cup final in same season
B.C. town commits to class-action lawsuit against fossil fuel companies

B.C. town commits to class-action lawsuit against fossil fuel companies

Council voted 4-1 but next steps are contingent on Qualicum Beach acquiring legal opinion
T. rex pair brings joy to walkers at Parksville Community Park

T. rex pair brings joy to walkers at Parksville Community Park

Costumes provided plenty of smiles and chuckles
More than $25 million committed to French Creek sewage centre expansion

More than $25 million committed to French Creek sewage centre expansion

Huge funding announcement made Friday in Nanaimo
Ballenas JV football side 2nd in province after title game at BC Place

Ballenas JV football side 2nd in province after title game at BC Place

Parksville squad falls 61-22 to Vernon Panthers in B.C. high school final
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