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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

Student 'crime stoppers' winners feted as tip line gets $450K boost

Student 'crime stoppers' winners feted as tip line gets $450K boost

Ontario government funding ensures tipsters can submit information 24/7
Pairing 'climate' and 'emergency' in same sentence has some in Newmarket riled up

Pairing 'climate' and 'emergency' in same sentence has some in Newmarket riled up

Newmarket's climate emergency declaration sparks debate of what exactly is an emergency
Former homeless man finds stability, thanks to shelter's housing program

Former homeless man finds stability, thanks to shelter's housing program

The Coldest Night of Year Feb. 22 raises funds to support Inn From the Cold's transitional housing unit, which helped a local man get out of the forest — literally
York Region public board scraps first term report cards

York Region public board scraps first term report cards

Don't blame the teachers' union, decision made by York public board, teachers say
Newmarket charities surprised by cash gift from The Renoir residents

Newmarket charities surprised by cash gift from The Renoir residents

Blue Door, Inn from the Cold, and Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers are all benefactors of Christmas bazaar donations
Newmarket considers new rules for pet shop puppy sales

Newmarket considers new rules for pet shop puppy sales

Share your concerns, feedback at Jan. 23 public meeting
Momentum building for new affordable housing non-profit in York Region

Momentum building for new affordable housing non-profit in York Region

A local grassroots movement is afoot to establish an organization that will address the critical shortage of affordable housing by building it themselves
It's last call today for Newmarket's Arch Brewing Co.

It's last call today for Newmarket's Arch Brewing Co.

Husband-and-wife brewing team set suds on scaling up
Newmarket elementary teachers hit picket line, vow to not back down <b>(7 photos)</b>

Newmarket elementary teachers hit picket line, vow to not back down (7 photos)

'It’s a whole community event here today, that’s what I’m seeing all the way around the region, and that’s encouraging,' ETFO York Region local vice-president says
How to help if you see someone sleeping in the cold in Newmarket

How to help if you see someone sleeping in the cold in Newmarket

Start with being kind, Blue Door Shelters CEO says