Reporter Carlie Connolly joins PNR team

The Peninsula News Review is pleased to welcome reporter Carlie Connolly.

Carlie Connolly started with the PNR on July 21.

SIDNEY — The Peninsula News Review is pleased to welcome reporter Carlie Connolly.

Carlie came to the PNR July 21 after a previous position at the Cypress Courier Newspaper in Medicine Hat, Alberta where she worked as a community news reporter, covering a wide variety of community news and feature stories.

“We are happy to have Carlie on board here at the PNR,” said Editor Steven Heywood.

“We hope the community keeps an eye out for her at the many events she’s sure to attend in her role as our arts reporter. She will also cover a variety of other news beats, helping round out our two-person newsroom.”

Carlie is also taking on the Central Saanich municipal council beat and is getting to know the area.

From Oakville, Ontario, Carlie enjoys being involved in the community and has a passion for storytelling. She is a graduate of the journalism program (honours) at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is an avid equestrian and has a passion for giving back to the community.

To reach Carlie, call the PNR at 250-656-1151, ext. 127 or email her with your story tips at

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