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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 school counters racist graffiti with message of their own

Newmarket school counters racist graffiti with message of their own

Shaken by anti-Semitic and anti-Black graffiti, St. Paul Catholic Elementary students create a positive affirmation banner
Massage therapist charged in sexual assault at Newmarket spa

Massage therapist charged in sexual assault at Newmarket spa

York police allege suspect sexually assaulted the victim during a massage therapy session on Valentine's Day
Massage therapist charged in sexual assault at Newmarket spa

Massage therapist charged in sexual assault at Newmarket spa

York police allege suspect sexually assaulted the victim during a massage therapy session on Valentine's Day
Here's help for Newmarket parents on teachers strike day Feb. 21

Here's help for Newmarket parents on teachers strike day Feb. 21

Space is limited at town-run day camp for children four to 12 at Recreation Youth Centre & Sk8 Park
Your suds will stay cold at winter edition of Newmarket craft beer fest

Your suds will stay cold at winter edition of Newmarket craft beer fest

Feb. 28 to 29 event pairs craft beer, cider with comedians, culinary classes, and more at Riverwalk Commons
What's the best time for Newmarket council meetings?

What's the best time for Newmarket council meetings?

Newmarket considers moving evening council meetings to a daytime slot beginning March 2020
Newmarket coalition joining 4 teachers unions in picket at MPP's office

Newmarket coalition joining 4 teachers unions in picket at MPP's office

York Communities for Public Education and Common Ground are organizing a protest in support of public education on Friday, the day all of the major teachers unions in the province are on strike
Newmarket Rays rack up the silver at 2020 Ignite the Ice tourney

Newmarket Rays rack up the silver at 2020 Ignite the Ice tourney

Four rep teams take home 2 silver medals, and a sixth and third place win
Disco and dive into icy waters at Polar Plunge in Newmarket

Disco and dive into icy waters at Polar Plunge in Newmarket

That '70s Night is the theme of fundraiser in support of Special Olympics Ontario on March 5
What's open, closed on Family Day in Newmarket

What's open, closed on Family Day in Newmarket

Most malls, movie theatres, some grocery stores open; LCBO, Beer stores, banks and most businesses closed