Managing editor of the Nanaimo News Bulletin
Melissa Fryer is managing editor of the Nanaimo News Bulletin, a community newspaper in British Columbia, Canada. She earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, B.C. and is currently finishing her Master of Arts in Professional Communication from Royal Roads University in Victoria, B.C. Her leadership has helped lead to provincial and national recognition for newspaper excellence as well as arts and culture writing through the British Columbia and Yukon Community Newspaper Association and the Canadian Community Newspaper Association.