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Darren Taylor

Darren Taylor

Darren Taylor is a news reporter and photographer in Sault Ste Marie. He regularly covers community events, political announcements and numerous board meetings. With a background in broadcast journalism before making the jump to digital media, Darren has worked in the media since 1996. Born and raised in the Sault, he has a B.A. from the University of Toronto (specializing in 20th century British, European and U.S. history, 1992) and community college diplomas in Visual Arts (Sault College, 1987) and Broadcast Journalism (Dean's Honour List, Loyalist College, 2000). Darren especially enjoys writing SooToday's What's Up Wednesday feature stories and anything to do with Police, Fire, the military and veterans.

Recent Work by Darren

Rotaryfest organizers hope for virtual concert of local bands in August

Rotaryfest organizers hope for virtual concert of local bands in August

Saultites will have to wait another year for live music, ribs, car show, parade
Official Independence Day parade a no-go, Sault Michigan Republicans to hold their own

Official Independence Day parade a no-go, Sault Michigan Republicans to hold their own

Event to celebrate U.S. independence, support police officers and President Donald Trump, organizer says
Sault native Wright had 50-year law career

Sault native Wright had 50-year law career

John Wright began practicing with Wishart Law Firm, later became Superior Court judge
Funding boost to help OC Hair Bath & Body ramp up production

Funding boost to help OC Hair Bath & Body ramp up production

Sault business now able to crank out thousands of bottles of disinfectant for northeastern Ontario
‘Unprecedented’ summer lies ahead for students

‘Unprecedented’ summer lies ahead for students

ADSB says it will have over 500 students enrolled for online summer school; administrator says availability of electronic devices has led to increased involvement
‘It was nice to sit back and watch it all happen,’ says Superior Heights student of grad ceremonies

‘It was nice to sit back and watch it all happen,’ says Superior Heights student of grad ceremonies

Honking horns, gifts, guest speakers cheer up Sault, Algoma young people robbed of traditional graduation ceremonies
Sault company steps in to save Algoma district Meals on Wheels program

Sault company steps in to save Algoma district Meals on Wheels program

Industrial supplier's trucks take to the road to deliver meals during pandemic
School board mulls over back to school plans; will contact parents mid-July, director says

School board mulls over back to school plans; will contact parents mid-July, director says

ADSB passes 'quick' budget; will have 1,500 new electronic learning devices for September
Hospital surplus achieved without layoffs, management says

Hospital surplus achieved without layoffs, management says

But, return to paid parking at SAH still necessary for cash flow, official states
Hungry college students looking for food, financial donations

Hungry college students looking for food, financial donations

More than 600 students have used food bank during COVID-19 pandemic, SCSU official says; board also hears president’s annual report