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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

Run for Southlake helps upgrade operating room equipment

Run for Southlake helps upgrade operating room equipment

The 17th annual event on Sunday, April 28 aims to surpass last year's fundraising achievement of $330,000, foundation CEO says
Newmarket's heritage Union Hotel building sold

Newmarket's heritage Union Hotel building sold

New owner is expected to turn the storied historic building at Main and Davis into office space
Newmarket's archives to undergo digital transformation

Newmarket's archives to undergo digital transformation

Newmarket Historical Society seeks funding to hire an archivist who will, with the help of technology, rebuild the historical archives into a fully serviceable and easy-to-navigate collection
Downward dogs, tree poses make for calm, mindful students

Downward dogs, tree poses make for calm, mindful students

'They just do it, they love it... they know when they come in that it’s a quiet space,' says teacher of popular lunchtime yoga club at Maple Leaf Public School
Developer pulls out of Clock Tower project, readies historic properties for sale

Developer pulls out of Clock Tower project, readies historic properties for sale

'There’s an economics that comes into play for a developer. You have to be able to make it work. To renovate and to do what was there before (at the Clock Tower) doesn’t work,' the Forrest Group spokesperson says
Local drive wants your baseball gloves, cleats, bats for disadvantaged children

Local drive wants your baseball gloves, cleats, bats for disadvantaged children

Newmarket resident hosts donation drive tomorrow to help Nicaraguan children play their national sport
20 high school volunteers feted for giving back

20 high school volunteers feted for giving back

Magna's Neighbourhood Network presented the 2019 Give Back Award recipients with $1,000 for outstanding community involvement
Province should look to York Region in governance review, says Newmarket mayor

Province should look to York Region in governance review, says Newmarket mayor

The 'N-6' collaboration has found efficiencies and cost savings that amalgamation and fewer politicians may not, Newmarket council tells the province's special advisors
Northern towns' partnership catches attention of advisor for government review: mayor

Northern towns' partnership catches attention of advisor for government review: mayor

The 'N-6' collaboration has found efficiencies and cost savings that amalgamation and fewer politicians may not, Newmarket council tells the province's special advisors
Public speaking class for students aims to stamp out fear, panic

Public speaking class for students aims to stamp out fear, panic

'After speaking with some teachers, I found out that some students refuse to deliver a project in front of the class. They chose to take a failing grade instead,' Newmarket workshop organizer says