Columnist / Founding Editor
Ursula Maxwell-Lewis founded the Cloverdale Reporter News in August 1996, and sold the Reporter to Black Press Group Inc. in March, 2008. She remained on staff as Managing Editor. Born in Scotland, educated in Britain, Canada, Europe and South Africa, she joined the editorial staff of the Benoni City Times, South Africa (Amalgamated Press), and worked as a journalist in Britain, Canada, and South Africa, with travel assignments worldwide. She is co-founder and director/treasurer of the Surrey International Writers' Conference (www.SiWC.ca), a director of theTravel Media Association of Canada and has been active in the City of Surrey arts and business community since 1977.