Our Team

Barbara Roden
Barb studied Journalism at Kwantlen College, and has been working for The Ashcroft-Cache Creek Journal since March 2012. She became full-time editor of the paper in February 2016.

Christopher Roden
Christopher has been working for The Journal since 2014. He took over the circulation position in summer 2015.

Group Publisher BC Interior
Martina Dopf
Martina Dopf started as a sales consultant with the 100 Mile Free Press in 2005 before taking on the publisher position in 2016 and assuming the role of Group Publisher for the BC Interior in 2018. She is now overseeing the 100 Mile Free Press, Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal, the North Thompson Star/Journal as well as the Clearwater Times.
Before moving to Canada in 2003, Martina graduated with a Bachelor degree in International Business and Management, Marketing and Public Relations from the University of Applied Sciences in Nuertingen, Germany.

Regional Editor BC Interior
Max Winkelman
Max is overseeing the newsrooms of the 100 Mile Free Press, Clearwater Times, North Thompson Star/Journal and the Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal.

Max graduated with a Masters Degree in journalism from Carleton University in 2015 and also has a post-baccalaureate in journalism from Thompson Rivers University as well as a B.A. Having graduated from high school in 100 Mile House and with his wife being born and raised in Cariboo, he decided to return at the start of 2017 as the editor of the 100 Mile Free Press.
Max has worked in media from Whitehorse to Halifax and in between. Most recently, prior to joining Black Press, he worked for a marketing company in Ottawa and for a video production company in Ottawa. In 2017, Max led a team that covered the 2017 wildfires, earning a prestigious Jack Webster and Canadian Community Newspaper award.

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