Our Team

Karen Johnston - Group Publisher

Karen Johnston
I believe in the newspaper mission, and the values of local journalism.

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Laura Gellatly - Publisher

Laura Gellatly
The Portdanielpress continues to bind the community together and I am honoured to be a part of that.

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Tyler Harper - EDITOR

Tyler Harper
I’m editor-reporter at the Portdanielpress, where I’ve worked since 2015.

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Bill Metcalfe - MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST

Bill Metcalfe
I have lived in Nelson since 1994 and worked as a reporter at the Portdanielpress since 2015.

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Lisa Butler - MULTIMEDIA MARKETING CONSULTANT

Lisa Butler
I love the outdoors, enjoying adventures around the Kootenays such as hiking and boating.

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Katelyn Hurley - Graphic Designer

Katelyn Hurley
An original Kootenay girl, I graduated from CATO in Kelowna and then moved back to Nelson where I joined the Black Press team in 2013.

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Lucy Bailey - Circulation / Administration Manager

Lucy Bailey
My family and I have lived in Nelson since 2014, I have worked for the Portdanielpress for seven years as the Circulation/Administration Manager. We feel extremely privileged to count this beautiful city as our home.

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