Our Team

Tracey Roberts
250-992-2121 ext. 203
Tracey Roberts has been with Black Press since 2005 and has served as publisher and sales manager of the Quesnel Cariboo Observer since 2010.

Melanie Law
250-992-2121 ext. 204
Melanie Law is the editor of the Quesnel Cariboo Observer. Melanie is a graduate of Simon Fraser University’s Master of Publishing program and also holds a BA in English from the University of Victoria. She has deep roots in the community, having grown up in Quesnel.

Ronan O’Doherty
250-992-2121 ext. 209
Ronan O’Doherty hails from Toronto and is a graduate of Humber College’s Journalism program. Ronan covers all topics for the Observer, including sports, news and community events.

Heather Norman
250-992-2121 ext. 210
Heather Norman is a recent graduate of Journalism and International Development Studies at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Heather has also completed a reporting internship with The Globe and Mail in Toronto, where she covered the Toronto van attack, health care and recycling, among other topics.

Marketing Consultant
Karen Powell
250-992-2121 ext. 205
Karen Powell has been with the Quesnel Observer since 1996 and has served as an advertising consultant since 2001. Call Karen to help with all your advertising needs.


Ashley Schmidt
Ashley moved to Quesnel in 2006, and has been working in sales & marketing for the last 5 years. She has been with the Quesnel Cariboo Observer since November of 2018, and looks forward to helping businesses discover the possibilities, and reach their goals with Black Press Media’s marketing solutions.

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