Press-Banner - Staff Bios

 Cherie Anderson Advertising Director and Editor

Chérie's career has been heavily focused around high tech advertising sales beginning in publishing in the OEM market, then moving to the Mac market where she spent 10 years as a top performer at Macworld Magazine. After leaving Macworld Chérie worked on  the growth of several digital start-ups. With a strong entrepreneurial spirit, Chérie previously co-owned with a business partner an advertising agency, HL & Partners in Silicon Valley, and a Real Estate marketing company, with her husband Kevin.

Chérie came to the Press Banner in March 2017 and is currently the Advertising Director and Managing Editor for the paper. The move to Scotts Valley allowed her to stop commuting while still providing the opportunity to work where she can pursue her passion for advertising sales and assisting small businesses grow. Chérie is also an active Scotts Valley Chamber Ambassador, and was Ambassador President from 2016-2018, and Ambassador of the year in 2017 along with her husband Kevin. "The chamber position is another wonderful way to work with business owners and really get to know our new town and businesses therein."  Beyond work, Chérie is an active members at Gateway Bible Church.  Chérie enjoys her three children, three grandchildren, two rescue dogs, and multiple hobbies, which all helps keep life interesting.

Katie Evans — Reporter

Katie Evans just graduated from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington.  When she’s not writing articles, you can find her hiking in the redwoods, baking, or reading a book cuddled up to her favorite pug.  Reach her at

Christina Wise — Reporter

Christina Wise is a writer, reporter, and community advocate who resides in Felton. She writes for the Press Banner on housing, education, arts and culture. Contact her at

 Amanda Robinson — Administrator and Inside Sales 

Graduated Sonoma State in 2012 and spent several years teaching English and traveling around Europe.  Nowadays you're most likely to spot her at a local brewery or brewing at home. Contact her at

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