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David Helwig

David Helwig

David Helwig's journalism career spans six decades beginning in the 1960s.

His work has been recognized with national and international awards from groups including the Canadian Association of Journalists, Canadian Association of Broadcasters, U.S. Free Press Association, New York Festival of Radio, Radio Television News Directors Association of Canada, Canadian Community Newspapers Association and the Michener Awards Foundation.

Helwig launched Village Media's news operations as founding editor in 2002.

Recent Work by David

This is so important, Joe Fratesi may come out of retirement for it

This is so important, Joe Fratesi may come out of retirement for it

Councillors want seasoned leadership on task force to save Huron Central Railway
Look who's about to get naming rights for the Essar Centre!

Look who's about to get naming rights for the Essar Centre!

Building to be re-named GFL Memorial Gardens
Romano lays into Libs for lollygagging on our lead employer's logjam

Romano lays into Libs for lollygagging on our lead employer's logjam

Steel prices are at their highest since 2011. Why is Algoma still under protection from its creditors?
Nick Berto found guilty on all counts <b>(updated)</b>

Nick Berto found guilty on all counts (updated)

2016 crash outside The Harp Bar and Grill left Paul VanderGriendt quadriplegic
Jury retires to decide Pine Plaza crash case

Jury retires to decide Pine Plaza crash case

SooToday will post coverage of the verdict as soon as it's delivered
Nick Berto case goes to jury this week

Nick Berto case goes to jury this week

Self defence? Or angry young man?
City hires first-ever integrity commissioner

City hires first-ever integrity commissioner

Sometimes you've just got to have a licensed private investigator
Nick Berto tells his side of Pine Plaza story

Nick Berto tells his side of Pine Plaza story

Berto says he was worried an angry crowd outside The Harp might try to pull him out of his driver-side window. As he raced away, he didn't check to see if anyone was in his path
Councillors give nod to stricter property standards enforcement in Jamestown

Councillors give nod to stricter property standards enforcement in Jamestown

Councillor Niro is interested in similar enforcement in neighbourhoods east of Jamestown
Speed limit reduced on Great Northern Road

Speed limit reduced on Great Northern Road

Less-than-snappy local officials took nine years to get this done