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Jessica Owen

Jessica Owen

Jessica Owen is regional reporter for Village Media, primarily covering Simcoe County matters, education, Collingwood and Barrie matters.
She has made newsroom stops at the Voice of Pelham, the Niagara Falls Review and the Brockville Recorder & Times fulfilling multiple roles including reporter, editor, photographer and designer, settling in Simcoe County as multimedia editor of the Barrie Examiner in August 2014.
She quickly moved up to assistant regional editor two years later to oversee the five community newspapers Postmedia owned in the region, including the Orillia Packet & Times, The Enterprise-Bulletin, the Innisfil Examiner and the Bradford Times until their closure in November of 2017.
Owen started freelancing for Village Media in February 2018, coming on full time in May of the same year.

Recent Work by Jessica

<b>UPDATE:</b> Three COVID cases now confirmed in staff at Collingwood Loblaws

UPDATE: Three COVID cases now confirmed in staff at Collingwood Loblaws

'A number of colleagues have been asked to isolate as added precaution,' says Loblaws spokesperson
<b>UPDATE:</b> Three COVID cases now confirmed in staff at Collingwood Loblaws

UPDATE: Three COVID cases now confirmed in staff at Collingwood Loblaws

'A number of colleagues have been asked to isolate as added precaution,' says Loblaws spokesperson
Two new outbreaks in Simcoe County schools declared by health unit

Two new outbreaks in Simcoe County schools declared by health unit

Banting and Nantyr Shores have both been listed in outbreak as of Friday afternoon
Two new outbreaks in Simcoe County schools declared by health unit

Two new outbreaks in Simcoe County schools declared by health unit

Banting and Nantyr Shores have both been listed in outbreak as of Friday afternoon
Two new outbreaks in Simcoe County schools declared by health unit

Two new outbreaks in Simcoe County schools declared by health unit

Banting and Nantyr Shores have both been listed in outbreak as of Friday afternoon
Two local residents among 33 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today

Two local residents among 33 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today

One Innisfil case remains under investigation while the other is listed as part of an out-of-jurisdiction workplace outbreak
Health unit reports 33 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today

Health unit reports 33 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today

Of the new cases, 10 are in Barrie
Three local residents among 33 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today

Three local residents among 33 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today

There are three new Bradford cases today, all listed as under investigation as part of today's health unit report
Health unit reports 33 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today

Health unit reports 33 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today

Ten of the new cases are in Barrie, followed by New Tecumseth with five, Springwater with four, Bradford with three, and Innisil with two
Three local residents among 33 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today

Three local residents among 33 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today

There are two new cases in Midland and one in Tiny Township listed as part today's health unit update