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Meet the team that brings you Kyabram's news

Contact the Kyabram team if you have news tips, photos, videos, letters to the editor or a story to share with the community.

July 18, 2012 2:27pm

Michael MaskellMichael Maskell


Michael joined the Kyabram Free Press as a cadet in 1995, and following a three-year stint with The Shepparton News, was promoted to editor of the Free Press in February 2009.
He has reported on every imaginable aspect of Kyabram, from tornados to the historic Albion Hotel burning down, from Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett’s visit to open the ‘new’ Community Centre to many new Fauna Park arrivals.
He specialises in people stories and likes to celebrate the everyday heroes who live among us and who make Kyabram a place to be proud of.
A passionate photographer, his camera is always by his side.
He relishes the responsibility of his role and is dedicated to ensuring the Free Press continues to be the voice of its community.
Shepparton-born, Michael has three beautiful boys and has made his home in Kyabram for the past 17 years. He is always on the look-out for basketball recruits for his Masters (over 35) team and loves walking golf courses.

Phone: 5852 1533



Patrick PhillipsPatrick Phillips 


Hailing from the small country town of Cottles Bridge in Melbourne’s north-east, Patrick Phillips has lived his entire life in small rural communities.

An avid Carlton Football Club supporter, tennis player and self-proclaimed history fanatic, the Free Press is looking forward to what Patrick will be able achieve during his time with the paper.

Phone: 5852 1533


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