The Hope Standard has new publisher

Carly Ferguson officially took over the position this week

Carly Ferguson

Carly Ferguson is the new publisher of The Hope Standard, Randy Blair, president of Black Press, Lower Mainland Division has announced.

Ferguson, who grew up in Chilliwack, brings extensive marketing, sales and management experience to her new position. She joined Black Press in 2007 and after a short time at the Langley Times, assumed the role of advertising manager at the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News.

Following the successful completion of a bachelor’s degree in communications from Simon Fraser University, Ferguson’s professional career included fundraising and public relations roles with Big Brothers Big Sisters and United Way, and advertising and promotion responsibilities in Prospera Credit Union’s marketing department.

During her tenure at Black Press Ferguson has completed the Certificate in Executive Management and Leadership from Thompson Rivers University. In 2011 she was the recipient of the Suburban Newspaper Association of America Advertising Manager of the Year. This organization represents over 2100 newspapers throughout Canada and the United States.

“Throughout my career one constant has been Black Press as a key partner to the success I’ve had in my professional roles and was thrilled in 2007 to join this amazing company,” said Ferguson. “I look forward to this next step in my career and continuing to contribute to this amazing company and industry in a meaningful way.”

Just Posted

Auditors couldn’t tell if Fraser Health executives bought booze on taxpayers’ dime

Review from 2014 says one administrator bought Bose headphones on company credit card

Experts detect risk of rock avalanche above Bridal Falls near Chilliwack

Risk in the one-in-10,000-year is minimal but triggers FVRD to direct growth elsewhere

VIDEO: Olympic medalist teaches swimming in Hope

Brent Hayden fondly remembers local swim meet from his youth

Metro gas prices hit 155.7 cents a litre and higher

Lower Mainland could see 1.60 cents by April

Free parking not in the cards for Fraser Valley hospitals

Chair says board may look at ways to make parking easier, but not free

Ottawa proposes restricted pot labels, packages

Packaging will include red stop sign with marijuana leaf and ‘THC’

Online threat to U.S. high school traced to Canadian teen

A 14-year-old girl has been charged in connection with an online threat against a high school

Vaping device overheats, burns down home on Vancouver Island

Nanaimo Fire Rescue says units could cause fires in other homes and even aircraft

LinkedIn: Top 25 places to work in Canada

LinkedIn has compiled a list of the top companies to work for in 2018

Province warning rabbit owners after confirmed cases of deadly virus

Testing confirmed feral rabbits in Nanaimo and Delta had died from rabbit hemorrhagic disease

Second suspect wanted in attack on autistic man was alleged target in 2015 shooting

Parmvir Chahil lived next door in Abbotsford to victim Ping Shun Ao, killed by stray bullet

Painting of B.C. lake by Winston Churchill sells for $87,000

Churchill had painted the work in 1929 during visit to an area near Field

New lead in one of six B.C. searches that remain unresolved

New details in case of couple who’d been flying from Cranbook to Kamloops when plane disappeared

UPDATE: Surrey man wanted in ‘vicious’ attack on autistic man has criminal history

Ronjot Singh Dhami, 25, is wanted for one count of aggravated assault

Most Read