B.C. journalist Mark Falkenberg has been named editor of the Burnaby Now, New West Record and Tri-City News.
Falkenberg has worked in news media for three decades, starting as a reporter in the Fraser Valley before joining the Vancouver Sun in 2000 and holding various roles at that paper including news editor and assistant Arts and Life editor.
In 2014 he joined Glacier Media as deputy managing editor of Business in Vancouver, helping oversee its weekly print edition, website and associated BIV publications.
“I’m very happy to be joining the team and I look forward to being a part of the tradition of outstanding news reporting here,” he said.
“I started out in community news in the 1990s and have always believed in its importance for our society, especially its role in a healthy democracy.”
Falkenberg is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and obtained a Master of Arts degree at the University of Montana’s School of Journalism.
He lives in Port Moody.