Our Team

Todd Hamilton
Work: 250-625-8088
Cell: 250-600-6233

Todd Hamilton returned to Black Press in 2012 after three years as a group publisher of 12 community newspaper titles in Manitoba. He earned either individually or as part of the team he led in Smithers and Houston more than 60 Canadian and British Columbia newspaper awards during his five years in Smithers. Hamilton is a five-time British Columbia-Yukon Community Newspaper Association (BCYCNA) Ma Murray Award winner for community service and editorial writing and a four-time winner of the Canadian Community Newspaper Association’s (CCNA) top awards for local editorial writing and community service.

Shannon Lough
Shannon Lough joined the Northern View team in 2015. She came to the North Coast from the Ottawa area after completing her Masters of Journalism at Carleton University. A world traveller, Shannon resided in Nagano, Japan for three years and visited Thailand and India. Her previous experience working at the Ottawa Citizen, the Canadian Medical Association Journal, Global National and CTV’s Canada AM serves her well as she tells the unique stories of B.C.’s North Coast.

Sports Reporter
Matthew Allen
Matthew Allen arrived at the Northern View in 2017 after completing his masters’ of journalism at Carleton University in Ottawa. Before deciding to become a journalist, he spent time in South Korea teaching English at a language institute and working as a salesman in telecommunications. Matthew has previously written for the Athabasca Advocate, the North Bay Nugget, the St. Catherines Standard and Maclean’s magazine.

Multimedia Reporter
Keili Bartlett
Keili Bartlett joined the Northern View in 2017. She has called Nova Scotia home on and off for the last 10 years, and most recently lived among the Rocky Mountains in Banff. Since graduating from the Bachelor of Journalism Honours program at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Keili has worked for CBC in England and central Newfoundland, created content for Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, and worked on two issues of Where Canadian Rockies magazine.

Ed Evans
Ed Evans has been serving the print advertising needs of Prince Rupert and the north coast for a number of decades. He joined the team at The Northern View in 2011 after being a long-time sales representative for the Prince Rupert Daily News.
Print and Digital Advertising
Sales Representative

Meaghan Proteau
Meaghan Proteau joined The Northern View in 2017. She grew up on a purebred beef farm in North Central Alberta and moved to Prince Rupert in May 2017 with her husband and daughter. Before moving, she spent several years working safety in the oil industry.

Office Manager,
Administration, Circulation

Melissa Boutilier
Melissa Boutilier brings a wealth of experience to the Northern View. She currently serves in the sales department after many years in retail.

Terry St.Pierre
Terry St. Pierre began working for the Northern View in 2013. He has lived in the city for 35 years after moving from Southern Ontario. He spent 36 years in the retail industry and he brings his dedication and hard work every day to the newsroom.

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