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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

B.C. Rental Protection Fund helps secure homes for Parksville seniors

B.C. Rental Protection Fund helps secure homes for Parksville seniors

Moilliet Manor residents pleased after property purchased
Slo-pitch keeps Parksville Qualicum Beach seniors active

Slo-pitch keeps Parksville Qualicum Beach seniors active

Game allows participants to compete, socalize
PHOTOS: Qualicum Beach celebrates Canada Day with a mini-parade

PHOTOS: Qualicum Beach celebrates Canada Day with a mini-parade

Happy residents treated to special procession
PHOTOS: Parksville parade draws huge turnout on Canada Day

PHOTOS: Parksville parade draws huge turnout on Canada Day

Annual event had more than 50 participants
Living in your RV is OK in parts of mid-Vancouver Island for now

Living in your RV is OK in parts of mid-Vancouver Island for now

Regional District of Nanaimo will look the other way while bylaws get updated
Regional District of Nanaimo wants to regulate sale of fireworks

Regional District of Nanaimo wants to regulate sale of fireworks

Report requested from regional district staff members
Cost for Qualicum Beach pool upgrade now estimated at $26.3M

Cost for Qualicum Beach pool upgrade now estimated at $26.3M

Detailed design to be presented in the fall
Off-leash dog injured after being struck with machete on Vancouver Island trail

Off-leash dog injured after being struck with machete on Vancouver Island trail

Animal was being aggressive toward couple: Oceanside RCMP
GM: Independent VIJHL will allow Oceanside Generals players more opportunities

GM: Independent VIJHL will allow Oceanside Generals players more opportunities

Rick Hannibal says it will allow players different avenues to develop
BRIONES: Birdwatching offers look into wonderful Vancouver Island world

BRIONES: Birdwatching offers look into wonderful Vancouver Island world

COLUMN: Reporter learns to spot variety of creatures on excursion
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