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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

'City of sirens': Devastation of Beirut bomb hits home for Newmarket man

'City of sirens': Devastation of Beirut bomb hits home for Newmarket man

'The amount of destruction that this has done has not been seen before in main Beirut,' Wasim Jarrah says
Half the fun for Newmarket's 'Lost Girls' is losing their way in the forest

Half the fun for Newmarket's 'Lost Girls' is losing their way in the forest

Four friends have lost their way and vehicles temporarily, but benefits of weekly outings on the York Regional Forest trails abound during the COVID-19 pandemic
Rental apartments in Newmarket get $79M boost from Ottawa

Rental apartments in Newmarket get $79M boost from Ottawa

15-storey purpose-built apartment building could be open by end of 2022, developer The Rose Corporation says
Meet new Central York Fire deputy chief Jeremy Inglis

Meet new Central York Fire deputy chief Jeremy Inglis

New deputy chief to oversee construction of fire station in Aurora
'Deeply troubling' allegations against York Region CAS management spark provincial probe

'Deeply troubling' allegations against York Region CAS management spark provincial probe

The Ministry of Children and Women’s Issues has issued a directive to the local children’s aid society to 'properly address issues of workplace culture'
'Bargain basement': Newmarket parents slam Ontario's plan for reopening schools

'Bargain basement': Newmarket parents slam Ontario's plan for reopening schools

'What’s changed for elementary school children except that grades 4 and up have to wear masks?' dismayed parent says
3-hour parking restriction in effect on Newmarket streets

3-hour parking restriction in effect on Newmarket streets

You can still apply for a pandemic parking exemption
Newmarket reopening more facilities in August, September

Newmarket reopening more facilities in August, September

Magna Centre ice pad, fitness centre, gymnasium, and youth centre and skate park first up for reopening
Billions needed for safe return to school, not 7 cents a day, Newmarket advocates say

Billions needed for safe return to school, not 7 cents a day, Newmarket advocates say

#SafeSeptember comes to Health Minister Christine Elliott's office
Newmarket mayor clears up confusion about local playgrounds reopening

Newmarket mayor clears up confusion about local playgrounds reopening

All of Newmarket's playgrounds will reopen on Saturday, Aug. 1