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Meet the Team

Meet the team behind
Breakwater Mag.

Chris Bjerrisgaard, Publisher

Originally from Rossland, B.C., Chris moved to the Island in 2016 by way of Vancouver where he spent 10 years working in the craft beer industry. He quickly fell in love with the Island’s landscape and spirit and decided to lay down roots. He is the marketing director for Vancouver Island Brewing, and now the publisher of Breakwater Magazine.

Julia Crawford, Editor

Julia is a writer and editor living in Victoria, B.C. When not working, she’s usually seeking out the best tacos, basketball culture and stories wherever her travels take her.

Taylor Leigh, Designer & Developer

Born and raised in Campbell River, B.C., Taylor grew up exploring the beaches and mountains of this magical Island. He now resides in Victoria with his wife and two daughters. His company, FOE Creative Inc. provides branding, web design and development, and print design services to clients in a variety of industries, including B.C. craft breweries, distilleries and wineries.