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ISN Photographer and Reporter Christian J. Stewart has assumed Editorial and web publishing responsibilities for ISN.

Victoria, BC, February 12, 2012 –  Scott Harrigan, Founder and President of Island Sports News (ISN), is pleased to announce that regular ISN contributor Christian J. Stewart has assumed the role of Editor for ISN and will now be responsible for managing all digital and photogrphic content for the ISN site. Chris replaces Joanie Van Heeswyk who stepped down from the position late last week.
Chris is well prepared to take on this role as he is well known to many ISN readers as one of our key contributing photographers and reporters, covering a range of sports and related events for us.
He also brings a wealth of web site and IT experience to ISN, having run and operated his own environmental and information management consulting firm for close to 15 years and having been a principal in a Victoria based information management and technology company in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s.   Chris has been involved in a range of web site development activities since the early days of the internet and is currently maintaining websites and doing media related activities for the Saanich Junior Braves of the VIJHL and for the Greater Victoria Baseball Association, as well as managing websites for his own photography related activities.
On the media side, Chris worked many years ago as a budding photographer and reporter for the McMaster University Silhouette newspaper and has worked over the years on a range of corporate communication and other report related activities for clients such as Environement Canada, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Parks Canada, Microsoft, the BC Ministry of Forests and a number of other private corporations to name a few.
On the photography front, Chris is old enough to have learned and perfected his craft with manual focus cameras that used this thing called film, but young enough to have embraced digital technology and all the flexibilities that it offers photographers today.  In addition to sports photography, Chris has a solid portfolio of “fine art” images, many of which reside in private collections around the world, as well as a number of clients that rely on him for residential interior, exterior and architectural imagery. 
In additon to his new duties, Chris will continue to report and photograph ISN events and you can see him regularly around the hockey rinks, ballparks, gyms, and fields of the city.