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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

‘We have to earn it,’ says college president of government funding

‘We have to earn it,’ says college president of government funding

Provincial support for colleges, universities, to be based more on performance indicators than enrolment numbers beginning in spring 2020
Most teachers back to work at Huron-Superior school board, despite government class size changes

Most teachers back to work at Huron-Superior school board, despite government class size changes

Board received over $800,000 in attrition protection funding
A great place to see a show <b>(10 photos)</b>

A great place to see a show (10 photos)

Sault Community Theatre Centre the subject of this week’s What's Up Wednesday
U.S. leaders agree on millions in funding for new Soo Lock

U.S. leaders agree on millions in funding for new Soo Lock

Bipartisan effort marks first progress in decades on much-needed $1 billion lock; supporters hope President Donald Trump will sign off on project funding in October
Local restaurant steps up to help ARCH with car, bike show <b>(14 photos)</b>

Local restaurant steps up to help ARCH with car, bike show (14 photos)

Third annual local eatery event raises funds for Sault hospice
‘I want to help find a cure,’ says cancer survivor Taylor <b>(9 photos)</b>

‘I want to help find a cure,’ says cancer survivor Taylor (9 photos)

39th annual Terry Fox Run cancer research fundraiser held Sunday nationwide, locally
It’s a ‘ruff’ life; check out these dog houses <b>(9 photos)</b>

It’s a ‘ruff’ life; check out these dog houses (9 photos)

Sault Humane Society, Habitat for Humanity join forces for two good causes
Chamber of Commerce promotes Sault not-for-profits at first ever volunteer expo <b>(10 photos)</b>

Chamber of Commerce promotes Sault not-for-profits at first ever volunteer expo (10 photos)

Chamber CEO praises work of not-for-profits, and businesses which support them
Firefighters respond to Wellington Street fire <b>(updated, 7 photos)</b>

Firefighters respond to Wellington Street fire (updated, 7 photos)

All occupants of the apartment building were safely evacuated
Investigation continuing into Garden River dumping

Investigation continuing into Garden River dumping

Contaminated debris contains hydrocarbons, asbestos; issue could harm relations with Sault, other communities, acting chief says