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Tom Zillich

Tom Zillich

I cover entertainment, sports and news stories for the Surrey Now-Leader, where I've worked for more than half of my 30-plus years in the newspaper business.
My biggest thrill on the job is meeting and writing about people who are creative, talented and achieve great things.
Passions in my "other" life include playing bass on local concert stages, eating Mexican food, swimming in sun-soaked pools and cheering the Canucks to just one (ONE!) Stanley Cup before I die.

Phone
604-543-5814
Email
tom.zillich@surreynowleader.com

Recent Work by Tom

Squid Game Battleship loss sinks B.C. woman’s hopes of $4.56M prize

Squid Game Battleship loss sinks B.C. woman’s hopes of $4.56M prize

Darylle Johnson recalls being a contestant on popular Netflix series, filmed in London a year ago
Ex-Canuck Babych trashes former coach Keenan at B.C. awards event

Ex-Canuck Babych trashes former coach Keenan at B.C. awards event

‘Technically he was the worst coach I’ve ever seen,’ former Canucks defenseman tells luncheon crowd
Playland’s new roller coaster has a name that suggests ‘electrifying speed’

Playland’s new roller coaster has a name that suggests ‘electrifying speed’

The Italian-made ThunderVolt will start to roll in 2024
PHOTOS: KISS goes out with a bang in ‘End of the Road’ show in Vancouver

PHOTOS: KISS goes out with a bang in ‘End of the Road’ show in Vancouver

Demon, Starchild and the others entertained a thrilled crowd at Rogers Arena Wednesday
‘Ultimate Canoe’ ramp, trick battles at another 7 Gen Skate Festival in Vancouver

‘Ultimate Canoe’ ramp, trick battles at another 7 Gen Skate Festival in Vancouver

PNE Forum venue for Indigenous-led event, launched in 2022 by Generations Skateboard Society
Hard Rock no more: Coquitlam casino rebrands with Great Canadian company name

Hard Rock no more: Coquitlam casino rebrands with Great Canadian company name

Move is timed with the opening of new Gordon Ramsay Burger restaurant
Artist’s Diwali-themed Canucks logo features peacock, diya flames, ‘more modern’ design

Artist’s Diwali-themed Canucks logo features peacock, diya flames, ‘more modern’ design

The NHL team revealed Jessie Sohpaul’s work ahead of another themed game Nov. 15
B.C. students only Canadians picked for NASA space rover challenge

B.C. students only Canadians picked for NASA space rover challenge

Surrey team also among the few high-schoolers competing to build human-powered vehicle
On stage and ice in Vancouver, iconic movies come to life this fall

On stage and ice in Vancouver, iconic movies come to life this fall

‘The Wizard of Oz’ and ‘Frozen’ stories are told in very different productions in November
Thriller picks: KPU horror film scholar’s Top 5 scary movies to see on Halloween

Thriller picks: KPU horror film scholar’s Top 5 scary movies to see on Halloween

‘Beneath the blood and gore and camp and scares are often very politically and socially astute commentary,’ Dr. Kelly Doyle says