Our Team

Michelle Cabana
250-478-9552 ext 222
A graduate of environmental studies at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario, Michelle launched her successful career in the Victoria media industry, first at AutoTrader group and then CHEK TV hosting Go Driving. Michelle spent seven years as an advertising and marketing consultant with Black Press Community News Media at the Goldstream News Gazette and the Victoria News office, where she supported the needs of local business through the development and execution of successful marketing strategies. She is returning to Black Press as the publisher of the Gazette, after the past three years at the Times-Colonist. Michelle and her family have been residents of Metchosin for the past 12 years, where she is very committed to her family and her West Shore Community. She volunteers her time as a member of Lions Pride Gymnastics Society and President of the Parent Advisory Council at Wishart Elementary School. Michelle is looking forward to serving the West Shore communities of Langford, Colwood, Metchosin, View Royal and the Highlands in her role as publisher.

Shalu Mehta
250-478-9552 ext 1326

Rick Stiebel
250-478-9552 ext 1328

Multi Media
Advertising Consultant

Karri Rolofs
The Goldstream News Gazette is pleased to have Karri Rolofs as Multi Media Advertising Consultant.
In her role Karri will work with local business on marketing & advertising campaigns for Print and Digital to build brand awareness and increase traffic to their storefronts and websites. Karri’s appointment will enable her to focus on Black Press’s digital innovation and integrate a multi media marketing plan for local clients.
Karri brings over 25 years experience in both sales and marketing. She was most recently Sales Manager at Delta Victoria Ocean Point by Marriott, gaining recognition for her overall success with various awards. She looks forward to working in the West Shore and meeting new faces in the community.
In her spare time Karri enjoys spending time with her family and 3 dogs, hiking, camping, and exploring the natural beauty of the Island.

Multi Media Marketing Consultant & “Live” Social Media Actor
Joan Stiebel
250-478-9552 ext 225

Promoting positive community and economic growth in our community, Joan Stiebel has been connected with the Goldstream News Gazette & Black Press Media for over 16 years. January 2018 we were excited to have Joan join our team full time as Multi Media Marketing Consultant. Joan brings over 35 years experience in customer service, sales, recruitment and property management.

She thrives on meeting new people, and enjoys working with local business owners to create unique marketing campaigns online and in print to increase revenues.

In her spare time Joan enjoys spending time with her husband, volunteering for TAPS as their cartoonist since 2006, playing the Ukulele, and painting.

Randi Fillatre
250-478-9552 ext 1327

Julia Henshall
250-478-9552 ext 1321

Katie Conacher
250-478-9552 ext 1327

Leslie Eaton
250-478-9552 ext 1327

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