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Twila Amato

Twila Amato

Before joining the Black Press Media team, Twila was a radio reporter based in northern Vancouver Island, reporting for stations in the Comox Valley, Campbell River, Port Alice, Port Hardy, as well as Powell River. She won the Jack Webster Student Journalism Award while at BCIT and before then, received a degree in ancient and modern Greek history from McGill University. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, singing show tunes, collecting lipstick and hanging out at Sephora.

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778-738-0627
Email
twila.amato@blackpress.ca

Recent Work by Twila

As cooler weather sets in, B.C. residents urged to be safe against carbon monoxide

As cooler weather sets in, B.C. residents urged to be safe against carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide exposure symptoms include dizziness, nausea and even unconsciousness
COVID, heartbreak among speedbumps in Australian’s road to residency in Kelowna

COVID, heartbreak among speedbumps in Australian’s road to residency in Kelowna

Josh Waters shares his experience in the hopes to help others like him
Okanagan restaurants not following vaccine card protocol will face consequences: BCRFA

Okanagan restaurants not following vaccine card protocol will face consequences: BCRFA

‘It’s not going to end well. They will be eventually closed or fined’
Parole denied for B.C. man who killed family of 6 camping in Wells Gray Provincial Park

Parole denied for B.C. man who killed family of 6 camping in Wells Gray Provincial Park

While he has made positive progress, the Parole Board said there were still overwhelming negatives
Conditional release not recommended for B.C. man who killed family of 6: parole officer

Conditional release not recommended for B.C. man who killed family of 6: parole officer

David Shearing killed six while they camped near Wells Gray Provincial Park in 1982
False B.C. fur farm ban announcement a ‘rollercoaster of emotions’: activist

False B.C. fur farm ban announcement a ‘rollercoaster of emotions’: activist

A fake announcement from agriculture minister Lana Popham was sent out on Sept. 14
Urban-area B.C. mayors want next Parliament to focus on housing

Urban-area B.C. mayors want next Parliament to focus on housing

The B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus wants the feds to keep urban issues in mind
Fall toxins pets should avoid: BCSPCA

Fall toxins pets should avoid: BCSPCA

Keep your pets away from these fall items
UBC president voices support for mandatory indoor masking, vaccination

UBC president voices support for mandatory indoor masking, vaccination

Santa J. Ono confirmed the university is working to have vaccination clinics on both campuses
Central Okanagan bars, nightclubs ordered to close as COVID-19 cases surge

Central Okanagan bars, nightclubs ordered to close as COVID-19 cases surge

In the last week, COVID-19 cases tripled in the Central Okanagan, health officials say
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