Staff writers Tobey Parfitt and Kai Kiriyama have both been promoted to Assistant News Editor for Shoot The Breeze Comics and while work directly under the Chief News Editor.
“I am very happy to be part of a group of people that really love the art form of comics,” Parfitt told STBC. “I’m really grateful that you guys have trust in me to help further the Shoot the Breeze Comics site and brand.”
“I’m honoured to be appointed to this position,” Kiriyama said when reached for comment. “I’m a little shocked, but grateful to be recognized this way already. I feel I will bring an additional positivity to the team, as well as a strong, go-getter work ethic.”
STBC also sat down with James Portis, Editor in Chief.
“I have the utmost faith in Tobey and Kai,” He said. “They are deeply hardworking individuals and I know they will continue to help promote excellence on our platform.”
In addition to their usual duties, Parfitt and Kiriyama will assume a large role in the division of news stories among the staff, evaluating story pitches, hunting down leads, and editing.