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David Helwig

David Helwig

David Helwig's journalism career spans seven 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, Digital Publishing Awards (Canada), Canadian Onllne Publishing Awards and the Michener Awards Foundation.

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

Recent Work by David

Wikipedia article edited to list murder victim as Sault mayor

Wikipedia article edited to list murder victim as Sault mayor

Apparently 'vandalized,' the online encyclopedia also says Sault city motto is ‘Go Outlaws’
Fatality confirmed at Sault's Algoma Steel

Fatality confirmed at Sault's Algoma Steel

Worker was employed by Fountain Tire
Acclaimed Sault Liberal candidate is a precocious teen from Espanola

Acclaimed Sault Liberal candidate is a precocious teen from Espanola

Wise-beyond-his-years teen Aidan Kallioinen will lead Sault Liberals into the June provincial election
Bail review set for convoy leader Pat King

Bail review set for convoy leader Pat King

Planned for next week in Ottawa
Convoy organizer Pat King worries about catching COVID-19 in an overcrowded jail

Convoy organizer Pat King worries about catching COVID-19 in an overcrowded jail

Lawyer representing the former Saultite warns about King's risk of getting jailhouse COVID
Monument recognizing local residential school founders set to receive heritage designation

Monument recognizing local residential school founders set to receive heritage designation

In the first five years of the Wawanosh school for girls, 83 per cent of its students either died or left
Memorial wall proposed for Sault victims of opioid crisis

Memorial wall proposed for Sault victims of opioid crisis

Sudbury has memorial white crosses. Sault council will be asked to approve a wall in tribute to those who have died.
Algoma Steel signs merger deal, gains $306 million in capital

Algoma Steel signs merger deal, gains $306 million in capital

Deal to close in third quarter. Shares to be listed on Nasdaq and Toronto Stock Exchange
Weird but not dangerous, owner insists: Sault dealing with its first dangerous dog appeal in 20 years

Weird but not dangerous, owner insists: Sault dealing with its first dangerous dog appeal in 20 years

Two animals dead after Doncaster Road dogfight on April 23
Concern expressed about personal security of Sault city councillors

Concern expressed about personal security of Sault city councillors

The city has 51 corporate credit cards. Would posting all those monthly statements online pose a risk to personal safety?