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Stockford joins Co-operator

The award-winning journalist brings her farm background to the job

Alexis Stockford has joined the staff of the Manitoba Co-operator, effective in our March 2, 2017 issue.

Stockford hails from the Altamont area, where she grew up on a mixed farm, and will be based in Brandon.

“The Manitoba Co-operator has an excellent team that I’m very excited to now count myself a part of,” Stockford said. “I’ve been told by my fellow staff how much they’ve enjoyed their experience and I look forward to adding some experiences of my own.”

Stockford also says she is looking forward to getting to know the issues and people of western Manitoba better in the coming weeks and months.

Stockford is a graduate of the journalism program at Thomson Rivers University in Kamloops, B.C., where she won that institution’s medal for excellence in journalism.

Prior to joining the Co-operator Stockford was a staff reporter with the Morden Times.

In her spare time Stockford is an avid alpine skier, having competed in the 2007 Canada Winter Games, among other competitions. Today she continues to ski, as well as coaching junior alpine racers.

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