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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

Calamari fries among drool-worthy hits at Market & Co. food fest (15 photos)

Calamari fries among drool-worthy hits at Market & Co. food fest (15 photos)

Market & Co.'s first-year celebration offered tapas-style tastings for $5 or under
Newmarket's innovation hub seeks seniors to be 'maker mentors'

Newmarket's innovation hub seeks seniors to be 'maker mentors'

A new volunteer program at NewMakeIt is expected to launch soon
Pot shops may be coming soon to Aurora, Whitchurch-Stouffville

Pot shops may be coming soon to Aurora, Whitchurch-Stouffville

Corner Grass Corp. proposes to open a cannabis store on Main Street in Whitchurch-Stouffville; Grant Wilson selects the corner of Yonge and Wellington in Aurora
Firefighters will visit to help you develop, practise home-escape plan

Firefighters will visit to help you develop, practise home-escape plan

Central York Fire Services is out and about in Newmarket and Aurora until Aug. 31 to help residents 'stay fire smart and stay safe'
Newmarket chef leaves factory behind to create familiar dishes with twist

Newmarket chef leaves factory behind to create familiar dishes with twist

In this week's What's Up Wednesday, meet Amphay Sisavang, the chef behind Laos-C-Chef catering, who's literally popping up all over town
What's coming up at council: Celestica objects to rezoning for proposed development

What's coming up at council: Celestica objects to rezoning for proposed development

Also on Monday's packed agenda is an increase in user and licence fees, and a public meeting for a developer's bid to build more housing in Glenway
Terry Fox Run Newmarket aiming for 'Just a Buck' from every resident

Terry Fox Run Newmarket aiming for 'Just a Buck' from every resident

Newmarket’s annual five-kilometre Terry Fox Run takes place Sunday, Sept. 15 at the Ray Twinney Recreation Complex
Newmarket's homeless community gets soapy to give back

Newmarket's homeless community gets soapy to give back

The fundraiser, which was organized by graduates of Inn from the Cold's Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’-By World program, will help a young boy with a rare genetic disorder
Newmarket's oldest white oak heritage tree is in danger of dying

Newmarket's oldest white oak heritage tree is in danger of dying

About 35 per cent of the Liberty Tree's roots have been paved over, and one resident is calling on the town to act
'Next generation of public transit' in Newmarket gets boost from feds

'Next generation of public transit' in Newmarket gets boost from feds

Nearly $1 million in funding from Natural Resources Canada will help Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution install and maintain an overhead charging station for the region's electric bus trial project