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Debora Kelly

Debora Kelly

Debora Kelly is NewmarketToday's editor. She is an award-winning journalist and communications professional who is passionate about building strong communities through engagement, advocacy and partnership.
Debora has been recognized with international, national and provincial awards over three decades for reporting, column and editorial writing. The publications under her leadership as editor in chief were annually honoured with top international, national and provincial awards, including two Best Community Newspaper in North America awards by the Local Media Association.
She also has enjoyed serving in volunteer leadership roles for local non-profit organizations and has been honoured by the Character Community Foundation of York Region with a Character Champion award.

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debora@newmarkettoday.ca

Recent Work by Debora

<b>ONTARIO:</b> 99-year-old Newmarket man walking 100k to support hospitals in COVID-19 battle

ONTARIO: 99-year-old Newmarket man walking 100k to support hospitals in COVID-19 battle

George Markow has been walking laps for more than a month now, hoping to raise $100,000 for Southlake and Sunnybrook
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Neville-Lake, supporters condemn decision to grant convicted drunk driver Marco Muzzo day parole

ONTARIO: Neville-Lake, supporters condemn decision to grant convicted drunk driver Marco Muzzo day parole

Thousands of people took to social media to express anger that convicted drunk driver Marco Muzzo has been granted day parole four years into his 10-year sentence
Olivia continues her reign as most popular baby name

Olivia continues her reign as most popular baby name

With nine years at the top of Ontario's baby names list, Olivia is poised to become the baby name of the decade
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Calling all huggers! Newmarket wants to break a world record

BEYOND LOCAL: Calling all huggers! Newmarket wants to break a world record

Hugs4Hope aims to claim the record for the most hugs in one hour by a team of eight on Sunday, Oct. 27
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Vacation heart attack in Mexico costs Ontario couple their life savings

ONTARIO: Vacation heart attack in Mexico costs Ontario couple their life savings

After getting a clean bill of health from his doctor, Doug Whibley and wife Eleanor took a chance that all would be well and didn't buy travel insurance