Burnaby NOW sports editor Tom Berridge came to the paper in 1993 and has been on the beat ever since.
Tom is also one of the original committee members of the Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame, which welcomed its first inductees in 2001.
Tom is a graduate of the Kwantlen journalism program and the University of British Columbia, where he earned a bachelor of education degree.
Tom graduated from Point Grey Secondary School, where he competed in rugby, basketball and track and field, earning a berth into the provincial championships in the high jump. He also played competitive rugby for more than 40 years with the Vancouver Rowing Club, earning a Vancouver trial in 1977.
Tom is also sports editor for the NOW's sister paper, The Record, in New Westminster.