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Shawn Gibson

Shawn Gibson

Shawn attended Humber College for Journalism before he began freelance writing for different cities across Ontario in 2006. After moving to Barrie in 2008, Shawn has written for various publications in the city covering local sports, politics, arts and entertainment and other issues that matter to the community. In 2015, Shawn began writing for BarrieToday and became a full-time member of the Village Media family in 2018.

Recent Work by Shawn

Mother of teen killed in crash expresses forgiveness

Mother of teen killed in crash expresses forgiveness

'I do not think time in jail will help you,' mother tells Oro-Medonte's Noah Poisson, who will be sentenced in June; Crown asking for reduced sentence
Mother of teen killed in crash expresses forgiveness

Mother of teen killed in crash expresses forgiveness

'I do not think time in jail will help you,' mother tells Oro-Medonte Township's Noah Poisson, who will be sentenced in June; Crown is asking for reduced sentence
Downtown stabbing sends man to hospital

Downtown stabbing sends man to hospital

Incident happened around 11:30 p.m. at Lakeside Tap and Grill on Dunlop Street West
This ex-Baycat can hook you up with tickets of all sorts and all sports

This ex-Baycat can hook you up with tickets of all sorts and all sports

Josh Matlow, who was part of the 2005 IBL championship team, launched an online ticket site with his brother
RAW Deal North American looking to crown champ

RAW Deal North American looking to crown champ

When rights to the card game were lost with WWE in 2007, the game folded and was believed to be down for the pin
RAW Deal North American looking to crown champ

RAW Deal North American looking to crown champ

When rights to the card game were lost with WWE in 2007, the game folded and was believed to be down for the pin
Great beach day for the May Two-Four, eh?

Great beach day for the May Two-Four, eh?

'It wasn’t super warm today, but wasn’t pouring rain or anything so that’s good. It was important to get outside after the winter we’ve had no matter what the weather was like'
Barrie Hill Farms buzzing as the place to bee

Barrie Hill Farms buzzing as the place to bee

Hardy bumblebees brought in at Springwater Township to help with blueberry crop
Truck slams into downtown Barrie building Saturday

Truck slams into downtown Barrie building Saturday

A 31-year-old Barrie woman is facing several charges after pick-up truck crashed into the building
Truck slams into downtown building <b>(video)</b>

Truck slams into downtown building (video)

Barrie woman faces several charges in relation to an occurrence on Mary Street, which took place just after early Saturday morning