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Kim Champion

Kim Champion

Kim Champion joined the Village Media team in August 2018 and is a reporter at NewmarketToday.

Her unabashed love for local journalism began two decades ago after graduating from Centennial College's fast-track journalism program. Kim worked as a reporter for nearly a decade and has served for as long as managing editor of several community newspapers in Ontario, from Toronto to Parry Sound and York Region.

Kim won two provincial news association awards for editorial writing within a five-year time frame and, under her leadership, the news teams she has worked with received national and provincial recognition for its coverage of local politics and community service.

Recent Work by Kim

Here's how you can enjoy a fire-safe holiday season

Here's how you can enjoy a fire-safe holiday season

Central York Fire Services is holding a 12 Days of Holiday safety campaign and contest
Short-term rentals: Parties, noise, parking, safety all concerns for Newmarket residents

Short-term rentals: Parties, noise, parking, safety all concerns for Newmarket residents

New regulations could be on way as soon as early 2020
York police back Ontario's move to ensure crime doesn't pay

York police back Ontario's move to ensure crime doesn't pay

Citizens want to see proceeds of crime redirected from the pockets of criminals to the public purse, Attorney General Doug Downey says
Newmarket named 'ultimate' Christmas movie-lovers day trip locale

Newmarket named 'ultimate' Christmas movie-lovers day trip locale

Town cracked top 10 list of best places to visit over the holidays by online magazine Style Democracy
Newmarket's Coats for Kids in jeopardy if new space not found

Newmarket's Coats for Kids in jeopardy if new space not found

'Hopefully we'll find somebody with a big heart and a bit of property we can use,' North Newmarket Lions Club president says
Residents with lived experience key to Up Hub success

Residents with lived experience key to Up Hub success

New online site wants your stories, feedback to build a directory of local resources to help others
Former homeless man hoping to bring 'best friend' home for Christmas

Former homeless man hoping to bring 'best friend' home for Christmas

Community rallies behind fundraising campaign to pay animal shelter bill so Cory Chartrand can have his beloved dog Pipper returned
Former homeless man hoping to bring 'best friend' home for Christmas

Former homeless man hoping to bring 'best friend' home for Christmas

The community is rallying behind a fundraising campaign to pay an animal shelter bill so Cory Chartrand can have his beloved dog Pipper returned
Former homeless man hoping to bring 'best friend' home for Christmas

Former homeless man hoping to bring 'best friend' home for Christmas

The community is rallying behind a fundraising campaign to pay an animal shelter bill so Cory Chartrand can have his beloved dog Pipper returned
Activists take Friday's climate strike to Newmarket-Aurora MP, MPP

Activists take Friday's climate strike to Newmarket-Aurora MP, MPP

You're also invited to the family-friendly sign-making party Thursday, Dec. 5