These staff members can all be reached by email. The address format is: firstname.lastname@cbc.ca

Mike Laanela is an online reporter based in Vancouver, B.C. He came to online after working in radio and television news in Vancouver and Halifax with CBC News. Before joining CBC News in 2003, Mike was a freelance writer and photographer based in Sydney, Australia. He has BA in political science and a master of journalism from UBC.

Gloria Leung has been the regional web developer for B.C since 2005. Recent awards include the 2010 RTNDA National Best Use of New Media Award for her web development work on the 2009 B.C. provincial election. Prior to joining CBC, Gloria was the co-owner, lead graphics and web designer of a boutique multimedia company for seven years.