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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

Clear-cutting of 34 poplars shock neighbours in central Newmarket

Clear-cutting of 34 poplars shock neighbours in central Newmarket

Trees are being cut down as work begins for Newmarket's $110.6-million 'forcemain twinning' sewer upgrade, which will impact 10 neighbourhoods across town
Newmarket residents battle to keep 'chainsaws' out of backyard

Newmarket residents battle to keep 'chainsaws' out of backyard

A 37-household petition asks the Town of Newmarket to consider purchasing land adjacent to the historic Mulock Estate to prevent the developer who owns it from cutting down trees
Can you spot Newmarket's mayor in this class photo? <b>(UPDATE)</b>

Can you spot Newmarket's mayor in this class photo? (UPDATE)

Did you guess Mayor John Taylor is in the middle row, second student from the left, wearing an orange jersey shirt? You're correct!
What's going on in Newmarket this weekend? Everything!

What's going on in Newmarket this weekend? Everything!

Here's what you need to know if you're attending one of the many festivals and fun events — or if you're just trying to make your way around town
NBA FINALS: Watch the Raptors take 2nd shot at history tonight at Ray Twinney

NBA FINALS: Watch the Raptors take 2nd shot at history tonight at Ray Twinney

Jurassic Commons moves indoors for this potentially championship-clinching game
NBA FINALS: Watch the Raptors take 2nd shot at history tonight at Ray Twinney

NBA FINALS: Watch the Raptors take 2nd shot at history tonight at Ray Twinney

Jurassic Commons moves indoors for this potentially championship-clinching game
You can help Southlake's pediatric oncology playroom get a makeover

You can help Southlake's pediatric oncology playroom get a makeover

'The playroom that the Lions Club is so generously updating is a fun space inside the clinic where these kids can forget they are at the hospital, and just be kids for a while,' Southlake Foundation says
Storm of controversy meets Newmarket's stormwater tax bill

Storm of controversy meets Newmarket's stormwater tax bill

Many taxpayers were caught off guard to receive a separate town invoice for stormwater charges
Southlake overhauls hiring, workplace practices in wake of emergency department review

Southlake overhauls hiring, workplace practices in wake of emergency department review

Allegations of gender discrimination, bullying, and harassment sparked an independent review
Southlake overhauls hiring, workplace practices in wake of emergency department review

Southlake overhauls hiring, workplace practices in wake of emergency department review

The Newmarket hospital commissioned the independent review by Rubin Thomlinson after a national newspaper investigation detailed allegations of gender discrimination, bullying, harassment