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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

Newmarket community on edge after teen girl sexually assaulted

Newmarket community on edge after teen girl sexually assaulted

'We do want people to be aware that that happened and to take precautions,' York Regional Police say
Here's your chance to dunk Newmarket personalities, politicians

Here's your chance to dunk Newmarket personalities, politicians

A charity dunk tank that is all in good fun for SickKids Hospital features food, fun, and a chance to make a difference, organizer Rebel Rouge salon owner says
CUPE 905 cancels Ford Fest protest over safety concerns

CUPE 905 cancels Ford Fest protest over safety concerns

The local union vows to continue with actions against cuts to public services
Newmarket mayor grilled on spending by taxpayers' group

Newmarket mayor grilled on spending by taxpayers' group

John Taylor answered questions about “unnecessary and excessive” spending at the Town
Home, community care continue as super-agency Ontario Health takes shape

Home, community care continue as super-agency Ontario Health takes shape

The Ontario government has begun to roll out a phased reorganization of six health agencies and 14 local health integration networks
Home, community care continue as super-agency Ontario Health takes shape

Home, community care continue as super-agency Ontario Health takes shape

The Ontario government has begun to roll out a phased reorganization of six health agencies and 14 local health integration networks
Second helpings of good works a staple on this hotdog cart

Second helpings of good works a staple on this hotdog cart

Streetmeat Bistro hotdog cart owner Andrew Summers promises a free lunch Saturday for everyone who donated to his latest fundraiser
Clear-cutting of 34 poplars shock neighbours in central Newmarket

Clear-cutting of 34 poplars shock neighbours in central Newmarket

Trees are being cut down as work begins for Newmarket's $110.6-million 'forcemain twinning' sewer upgrade, which will impact 10 neighbourhoods across town
Newmarket residents battle to keep 'chainsaws' out of backyard

Newmarket residents battle to keep 'chainsaws' out of backyard

A 37-household petition asks the Town of Newmarket to consider purchasing land adjacent to the historic Mulock Estate to prevent the developer who owns it from cutting down trees
Can you spot Newmarket's mayor in this class photo? <b>(UPDATE)</b>

Can you spot Newmarket's mayor in this class photo? (UPDATE)

Did you guess Mayor John Taylor is in the middle row, second student from the left, wearing an orange jersey shirt? You're correct!