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Shawn Gibson

Shawn Gibson

Shawn attended Humber College for Journalism before he began freelance writing for different cities across Ontario in 2006. After moving to Barrie in 2008, Shawn has written for various publications in the city covering local sports, politics, arts and entertainment and other issues that matter to the community. In 2015, Shawn began writing for BarrieToday and became a full-time member of the Village Media family in 2018.

Recent Work by Shawn

School of Rock in session as teachers release first EP

School of Rock in session as teachers release first EP

'The project gave us something to do, something to keep us sane,' says Jesse Muldoon
School of Rock in session as teachers release first EP

School of Rock in session as teachers release first EP

'The project gave us something to do, something to keep us sane,' says Jesse Muldoon
Shak gets an assist from the Barrie Colts for Nov. 1 opening

Shak gets an assist from the Barrie Colts for Nov. 1 opening

'I’m really impressed with what she is trying to do here. The community needs more people like her in it,' says Barrie Colts owner
Local advocate for homelessness earns garden makeover

Local advocate for homelessness earns garden makeover

'It is really nice when you get recognized for your work in this field; it's more of a passion, but still it is nice,' says Orillia's Sandra Best
Local advocate for homelessness earns garden makeover

Local advocate for homelessness earns garden makeover

'It is really nice when you get recognized for your work in this field; it's more of a passion, but still it is nice,' says Sandra Best of the Busby Centre
2020 Poppy Fund Campaign launched, is in 'dire' need of help

2020 Poppy Fund Campaign launched, is in 'dire' need of help

'As much as our veterans found a way to protect our rights and freedoms, we need to find a way to protect and support them now,' says local MP
2020 Poppy Fund Campaign launched, is in 'dire' need of help

2020 Poppy Fund Campaign launched, is in 'dire' need of help

'As much as our veterans found a way to protect our rights and freedoms, we need to find a way to protect and support them now,' says local MP
2020 Poppy Fund Campaign launched, is in 'dire' need of help

2020 Poppy Fund Campaign launched, is in 'dire' need of help

'As much as our veterans found a way to protect our rights and freedoms, we need to find a way to protect and support them now,' says local MP
Ford stops in region to promote local business, shop local campaign

Ford stops in region to promote local business, shop local campaign

Premier holds daily press conference at Barrie manufacturer where he discussed details around the new Ontario Made Consumer Directory
Ford stops in Barrie to promote local business, encourages people to live here

Ford stops in Barrie to promote local business, encourages people to live here

Premier holds daily press conference at Napoleon Home Comfort where he discussed details around the new Ontario Made Consumer Directory