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Barb Pettie - Regional Publisher

Barb Pettie
I joined Black Press Media in 2010 as an Inside Sales Rep at the Red Deer Advocate, moving quickly to Outside Sales.

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Sarah Baker - Multimedia Journalist

Sarah Baker
I joined Black Press in March 2023 and am looking forward to sharing stories about the local communities.

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Jaylee MacDonald - Multimedia Marketing Specialist

Jaylee MacDonald
I joined Black Press Media in September 2022. I am an advertising consultant for Central Alberta.

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Julie Dallaire - Multimedia Marketing Specialist

Julie Dallaire
I joined Black Press Media in April 2023 as a Multimedia Sales Consultant for Sylvan Lake News, Eckville Echo, and Lacombe Express.

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Cheryl Hyvonen - Ad Controller

Cheryl Hyvonen
I started in 1980 as a typesetter, eventually moving to the front office. Today, I’m an ad controller for many of the Prairie Division papers and Farm Press.

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