About Us

Your Community News Team

Andrew  Franklin Publisher
Andrew Franklin
1-604-851-4538
We look forward to your comments either by email, publisher@abbynews.com, via twitter@abbynews.com, or via facebook.com/myabbynews. Ask about our successful multimedia marketing packages.
     
Advertising Manager
Don Barbeau
1-604-851-4504
If you are interested in learning more about print, online or social media packages, please email me and I will arrange for a fast competitive quote. We appreciate your business.
     
Andrew  Holota Editor
Andrew Holota
1-604-851-4522
Andrew Holota is the editor of the Abbotsford News, a twice-weekly community newspaper that is part of the Black Press chain. Andrew's journalism career began more than 35 years ago, as a photographer. He moved into reporting, and has been an editor since 1984 at various Valley and Lower Mainland community newspapers.
     
Circulation Manager
Kevin Hemery
604-870-4595
     
Reporter
Kelvin Gawley
(604) 851-4524
Kelvin Gawley is a general reporter for Abbotsford News. He previously worked at the Langley Times.
     
Ben  Lypka Sports reporter
Ben Lypka
604 851-4526
Ben Lypka joined the Abbotsford News in 2015. Ben graduated from Langara College's journalism program in 2010 and previously spent five years covering sports, arts and community events at the Squamish Chief newspaper.
     
Tyler  Olsen Reporter
Tyler Olsen
604-851-4529
Tyler Olsen joined the Abbotsford News in 2014. Tyler graduated from Thompson Rivers University in 2006 and has worked at the Vernon Morning Star and the Chilliwack Times.
     
Vikki  Hopes Reporter
Vikki Hopes
604-851-4530
Vikki Hopes has been a journalist for 30 years, and has been at the Abbotsford News since 1991. She covers crime, courts, education, and other general news and feature stories.
     
     
Harvey  Toews Creative Services Manager
Harvey Toews
604-851-4542
     
Alana  Green Creative Services Manager
Alana Green
604-851-4516