New editor for the Echo

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The Creemore Echo is pleased to welcome Trina Berlo as its new editor beginning the second week of September.

Berlo, 39, graduated from Ryerson University in 1998 with a degree in photo arts and segued into the newspaper business the following year while working as photo editor at the University of Guelph newspaper, the Ontarion.

Shortly after moving to Avening in 2000, Berlo started a job as reporter and photographer for the Schalsun Group (the Stayner Sun, the Wasaga Sun and the now defunct Angus-Borden Sun). The newspapers were purchased by Metroland in 2003.

For the last decade Berlo has been covering politics, crime, sports, education, arts and human interest stories in the County of Simcoe, focusing on the Georgian Triangle.
When not on the job, she enjoys sailing Georgian Bay with her husband and son, reading and cross-country skiing.

Berlo’s first day on the job will be Monday, September 8. Until then, editorial duties at the Echo will be fulfilled by Brad Holden, the newspaper’s former editor. Holden left the Echo in August 2013 to pursue a Bachelor of Education. For the next month, he can be reached at

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