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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

If you're in need, Newmarket, your corned beef, tuna, or ham sammie order is up!

If you're in need, Newmarket, your corned beef, tuna, or ham sammie order is up!

42 residents struggling through COVID-19 pandemic picked up a bagged lunch on first day of program
You can help protect nurses at Newmarket's Southlake hospital

You can help protect nurses at Newmarket's Southlake hospital

Local fundraiser aims to raise $20K for KN95 and N95 masks
Newmarket homeless shelter extends overnight stays; isolation centre opening

Newmarket homeless shelter extends overnight stays; isolation centre opening

'We don’t feel alone at all, we feel a part of a bigger community that’s really trying to address some complicated new issues, that’s been a lifeline,' executive director of Newmarket's only homeless shelter says
Newmarket staying connected to seniors during COVID-19 shutdown

Newmarket staying connected to seniors during COVID-19 shutdown

Since the Newmarket Seniors' Meeting Place is closed, town employees are working the phones from home
Newmarket, Pickle Barrel team up to serve community's vulnerable a daily meal

Newmarket, Pickle Barrel team up to serve community's vulnerable a daily meal

Take-away lunch begins March 30 outside municipal office at 395 Mulock Dr.
'Never have I been so worried for people who are homeless': Blue Door launches COVID-19 crisis fund

'Never have I been so worried for people who are homeless': Blue Door launches COVID-19 crisis fund

Cost of 3 square meals, snacks a day before COVID-19? $5.50; Now? It's $20
Newmarket's new Community Positivity Ambassadors aim to lift your spirits during COVID-19

Newmarket's new Community Positivity Ambassadors aim to lift your spirits during COVID-19

'I believe strongly that we must take seriously the collective mental health of our community in these difficult and stressful times,' Mayor John Taylor says as the Town launches its #StandApartTogether campaign
Newmarket spa owner sources masks, gloves from beauty supplier for seniors' home

Newmarket spa owner sources masks, gloves from beauty supplier for seniors' home

Eagle Terrace long-term care home now have 10 boxes of masks, 10 boxes of gloves
How to donate blood in Newmarket during coronavirus pandemic

How to donate blood in Newmarket during coronavirus pandemic

It's safe to donate, and critical for patients, but be sure to make an appointment first
'Never have I been so worried for people who are homeless': Blue Door launches COVID-19 crisis fund

'Never have I been so worried for people who are homeless': Blue Door launches COVID-19 crisis fund

Cost of 3 square meals, snacks a day before COVID-19? $5.50; Now? It's $20