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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

Paralympian medallists share sledge hockey expertise at Winterfest today

Paralympian medallists share sledge hockey expertise at Winterfest today

National Para Team member Tyler McGregor has been helping to deliver a Town-run sledge hockey program at the Magna Centre on Sunday mornings, in partnership with All Sports All People
Envi aims to propel Newmarket to smart city status

Envi aims to propel Newmarket to smart city status

Meet the new president, inaugural board of our community-owned fibre internet service provider
Icy playgrounds recess ban taking toll on young students

Icy playgrounds recess ban taking toll on young students

Newmarket parent says the months-long lack of outdoor physical activity and play is affecting her six-year-old's mental health
Ignite the Ice ringette tourney heats up Newmarket this weekend

Ignite the Ice ringette tourney heats up Newmarket this weekend

Members of the public are welcome to come watch the 12th annual 85-game tourney from Feb. 15-17, which includes players from Bradford West Gwillimbury
Storm has all the makings for a power outage

Storm has all the makings for a power outage

All Newmarket Hydro line crews are on standby, but no significant issues have been reported so far
It's time to warm up for Run for Southlake

It's time to warm up for Run for Southlake

Council accepts the Mayor's Cup Challenge, and receives an update about the challenges of overcrowding at the Newmarket hospital
Ignite the Ice ringette tourney heats up Newmarket next weekend

Ignite the Ice ringette tourney heats up Newmarket next weekend

From Feb. 15 to Feb. 17, the Newmarket Rays will host 47 teams and 620 players from across Ontario in the 12th annual 85-game tourney at the Magna Centre
Newmarket rethinks incentives for Deerfield affordable rental project

Newmarket rethinks incentives for Deerfield affordable rental project

Council to reconsider a package of developer incentives to designate 32 rental units as affordable in its large-scale housing project at Yonge and Davis
Newmarket council code of conduct gets an update

Newmarket council code of conduct gets an update

Local and adjudicative board members now governed by code of conduct behaviour expectations, rules
Hollingsworth Arena site development back in the spotlight

Hollingsworth Arena site development back in the spotlight

Developer Briarwood Development Group shared two concept designs with the community, one of which would involve a takeover of the Hollingsworth Arena land