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Getting Published

This page will provide you information and contacts for:

  • Event listings
  • Story ideas & pitches
  • Travel content
  • Freelance opportunities


To post your event listing on Daily Xtra, please log in/register and use our Create Event form.

To submit your event information directly to an Xtra newspaper for editorial coverage consideration, please email information to: 

  • Xtra Ottawa
  • Xtra Toronto
  • Xtra Vancouver


To ensure your story ideas, press releases and communications reach the appropriate Daily Xtra and Xtra staff members, your contacts are:

Daily Xtra

News & Features: Brandon Matheson

Arts & Entertainment: Phil Villeneuve

Travel: Brandon Matheson

Xtra Vancouver

News, Features, & Arts: Robin Perelle

Xtra Toronto

News & Features: Brandon Matheson

Arts, Entertainment & Scene: Phil Villeneuve

Xtra Ottawa

News, Features, & Arts: Brandon Matheson



Travel story pitches

Daily Xtra works with a base of freelance writers around the globe to produce entertaining, insightful and fun travel features. Daily Xtra will accept for review and publishing consideration city profiles, short and long travel features, personal ‘travel diary’ articles, stand-alone photos, photo collections suitable for slideshows, and related video submissions. Unsolicited articles will be considered, however, it’s preferable that you contact the travel editor in advance of submission to discuss your pitch, our interest, and article guidelines. For more information about writing for the Daily Xtra travel section, contact Phil Villeneuve.

City Listings & City Maps

For information about listing your businesses in city listings and city maps, click here.

Press trip inquiries

Travel bureaus, PR agents and press trip organizers wanting to inquire about Daily Xtra’s participation in media trips should contact Publisher Brandon Matheson.


Daily Xtra and the Xtra newspapers (Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa) work with a base of paid freelance writers and photographers. We are always looking for solid, skilled news reporters, talented feature writers and creative photographers.

To discuss freelance opportunities with Daliy Xtra and with Xtra Toronto and Ottawa, please contact Brandon Matheson

To discuss freelance opportunities with Xtra Toronto and Vancouver, please contact Robin Perelle.


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