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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

Former Sault nurse, college administrator credits faith, family as she celebrates 100th birthday

Former Sault nurse, college administrator credits faith, family as she celebrates 100th birthday

Margaret Dobie’s family gathered outside southern Ontario retirement home with birthday wishes; remembered by peer as 'vibrant, forward thinking' Sault General Hospital nurse
Despite online shopping, coronavirus, Sault retail scene keeping calm and carrying on

Despite online shopping, coronavirus, Sault retail scene keeping calm and carrying on

Locally owned ladies boutique, other outlets hanging on for brighter future
Police searching for missing motorist after vehicle rolls over

Police searching for missing motorist after vehicle rolls over

Motorist left the scene in city’s west end after early morning collision; public is asked to call police with any information regarding incident
Sault parents, students, school board officials react to Ontario’s back to school plans

Sault parents, students, school board officials react to Ontario’s back to school plans

Students to return to classrooms observing COVID-19 precautions Sept. 8
Labour Council holds protest outside MPP Romano’s office; says ‘7 cents is not enough’ <b>(5 photos)</b>

Labour Council holds protest outside MPP Romano’s office; says ‘7 cents is not enough’ (5 photos)

Group of teachers says Ontario schools need more janitors for safe return to classrooms
Memorial Gardens unavailable, Jehovah’s Witnesses host virtual convention

Memorial Gardens unavailable, Jehovah’s Witnesses host virtual convention

International religious group’s 2020 convention produced, translated into over 500 languages to make up for plans derailed by pandemic
Feds, province announce $10 million in city transit funding

Feds, province announce $10 million in city transit funding

Sault Transit to get 22 new buses, shelters, hi-tech equipment upgrades
Kelly Villeneuve facing a fight for her life

Kelly Villeneuve facing a fight for her life

Sault woman, family in need of money to cover expenses as she faces liver and lung transplants
Sault man finds a piece of area’s ancient past, gives it proper home at Sault Museum <b>(3 photos)</b>

Sault man finds a piece of area’s ancient past, gives it proper home at Sault Museum (3 photos)

Detectorist Rob Gioia confirms copper tip, found locally, is 3,000 to 5,000 years old
Helping Sault and area’s frail, elderly patients one priority of new Ontario Health Team

Helping Sault and area’s frail, elderly patients one priority of new Ontario Health Team

Team composed of multiple agencies; also hopes to provide care outside hospital emergency department