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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

Barrie bowler knocking down the competition on PBA Tour

Barrie bowler knocking down the competition on PBA Tour

Bowling has taken Barrie's Zach Wilkins all over the world and he has no thought of stopping
Suspect in Collingwood double-murder makes brief court appearance today

Suspect in Collingwood double-murder makes brief court appearance today

Cameron Gardiner, 57, faces two counts of second-degree murder
Suspect in Collingwood double-murder makes brief court appearance today

Suspect in Collingwood double-murder makes brief court appearance today

Cameron Gardiner, 57, faces two counts of second-degree murder
Due to pothole-tracking technology, city 'rarely' pays out for vehicle damage

Due to pothole-tracking technology, city 'rarely' pays out for vehicle damage

City workers use an app to keep track of where and when potholes have been fixed around Barrie
'I’m an equal opportunity offender,' Ron James says ahead of Ontario tour

'I’m an equal opportunity offender,' Ron James says ahead of Ontario tour

Quick-witted Nova Scotian will be bringing his stand-up to Georgian Theatre on March 21
Harlem Globetrotters bounce into town April 17 for world tour

Harlem Globetrotters bounce into town April 17 for world tour

'There is a lot of travel, so the name fits. We really do circle the globe. We’ve played in 123 countries and I get to see so much of the world. It can be tiring, but it's great time,' says Champ Thompson
New faces, tricks could make this Globetrotters tour best yet

New faces, tricks could make this Globetrotters tour best yet

The Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their world-renowned game to Toronto and Barrie for the 140-city Fan Powered World Tour
Harlem Globetrotters bounce into Barrie April 3 for world tour

Harlem Globetrotters bounce into Barrie April 3 for world tour

'There is a lot of travel, so the name fits. We really do circle the globe. We’ve played in 123 countries and I get to see so much of the world. It can be tiring, but it's great time,' says Champ Thompson
'I’m an equal opportunity offender,' Ron James says ahead of Ontario tour

'I’m an equal opportunity offender,' Ron James says ahead of Ontario tour

Quick-witted Nova Scotian will be bringing his stand-up to Barrie's Georgian Theatre on March 21
Harlem Globetrotters bounce into town April 10 for world tour

Harlem Globetrotters bounce into town April 10 for world tour

'There is a lot of travel, so the name fits. We really do circle the globe. We’ve played in 123 countries and I get to see so much of the world. It can be tiring, but it's great time,' says Champ Thompson