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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

‘I really discovered this was my passion,’ says Sault musician <b>(4 photos)</b>

‘I really discovered this was my passion,’ says Sault musician (4 photos)

Pandemic, more time at home leads Moffatt to compose, release first album
Shoppers react to province’s latest COVID restrictions

Shoppers react to province’s latest COVID restrictions

Groceries available for purchase, but clothing departments sealed off with yellow tape
Sault ranks in middle of 400 Canadian communities for quality of life, magazine states

Sault ranks in middle of 400 Canadian communities for quality of life, magazine states

Internet availability, amenities, affordability are city’s strengths, study shows
Cunningham Road incident under investigation, police say

Cunningham Road incident under investigation, police say

Police arrived Friday evening, police vehicles still on scene Saturday
Algoma U hopeful more students will be able to study in person as vaccinations continue

Algoma U hopeful more students will be able to study in person as vaccinations continue

More domestic students want to study at Algoma’s three campuses
Group of Sault women using plastic bags to help the homeless <b>(4 photos)</b>

Group of Sault women using plastic bags to help the homeless (4 photos)

Process called ‘plarn’ turns plastic bags into sleeping mats for homeless
Tim Hortons location closed for health reasons

Tim Hortons location closed for health reasons

Temporary closure reported Sunday morning
Campers rally to save Pointe Des Chenes campground <b>(6 photos)</b>

Campers rally to save Pointe Des Chenes campground (6 photos)

Money needed to fix property’s water problems small in the grand scheme, city councillor says
Finding work not easy for COVID-era college grads, Sault woman says

Finding work not easy for COVID-era college grads, Sault woman says

‘It’s three times as much stress...it’s not just school anymore’ Kristen Auer says
New funding will help SAH with surgical backlog, deficit

New funding will help SAH with surgical backlog, deficit

Details of funding for hospital to be released in a few weeks