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Katie Nicholls, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Katie Nicholls, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Katie's career in media started 15 years ago as she worked at many radio stations across Simcoe County. Coming to NWO was an adventure for her and her family. Katie has extensive on-air experience and is very interested in what's going on across the region. She also enjoys delving into stories that involve the criminal justice system

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knicholls@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Katie

Education, awareness key when discussing elder abuse

Education, awareness key when discussing elder abuse

Education and awareness are key when talking about the growing problem of elder abuse, says committee co-chair Rebecca Johnson
Understaffing at district EMS stations critical: local union president

Understaffing at district EMS stations critical: local union president

Understaffing at EMS stations across the district has been an ongoing challenge.
NDP MPP saddened by "horrific and traumatic" testimonies

NDP MPP saddened by "horrific and traumatic" testimonies

While church representatives acknowledged the need for change and action, no specific examples or actions were detailed during a recent meeting with victims.
Confederation College announces its next president

Confederation College announces its next president

The incoming president will be the third female leader of the post-secondary institution's 57-year history.
Bird rescue 50/50 hands out $13k to one lucky winner

Bird rescue 50/50 hands out $13k to one lucky winner

Thunderbird Wildlife Rescue holds a 50/50 draw quarterly to raise funds for the raptor rescue.
Ontario getting $200M for new child care spaces

Ontario getting $200M for new child care spaces

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Monday that Ontario will receive $201.87 million to create child care spaces. 
Mine rescuers testing their skills in a competition

Mine rescuers testing their skills in a competition

Mines from across the province are battling it out in a safety competition that will lead them to a province-wide face-off in June in Thunder Bay.
FedNor investing over $500k for local internship jobs

FedNor investing over $500k for local internship jobs

Over $500,000 is being invested by FedNor for various youth internship opportunities across Northwestern Ontario. 
Two Thunder Bay men arrested during large OPP child porn case

Two Thunder Bay men arrested during large OPP child porn case

Thirty-four victims were identified in a province-wide child porn case.
INSPIRE encourages girls to try new sports

INSPIRE encourages girls to try new sports

Female students from across the city got to try out new sports in an effort to get more girls enrolled in physical activities.
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