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Videojournalist/NTV News covering Central Newfoundland
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Colleen Lewis has been a journalist with NTV, since 2003. As part of the province's most-watched newscast for two decades, Colleen has provided coverage throughout the province that have appeared provincially and nationally. From the Badger flood, to significant trials, to the shifting political climate, Colleen has brought reliable coverage to viewers for over 20 years. Born in Bonne Bay, and raised in Deer Lake, she is also the Globe and Mail best-selling author of Mr. Big. A true crime which stayed on the national bestseller list for six straight weeks in the fall of 2015. She has freelanced for the CBC, and written articles for magazines including Canadian Geographic. Colleen volunteered in provincial politics through the early 1990's and went on to develop a small community newspaper in her hometown. From there, she entered the world of daily news at the Western Star. But for her, nurturing her family and caring for her community has been the greatest accomplishment so far.

Health officials dealing with rising substance abuse in central Newfoundland

Health officials in central Newfoundland are urging families to prepare for problems that go along…

Province announces funding for new simulation lab in central Newfoundland

The province announced a new investment in Grand Falls-Windsor Wednesday that it believes will help…

Visitor traffic up with return of salmon angling season

Angling season opened for Atlantic salmon last month. Now, it’s not only the fish that…

DFO introducing tags system for tour boat operators after end of cod moratorium

With the cod moratorium lifted, DFO is introducing a tags system for tour boat operators.…

Inside Story: Inshore harvesters feel let down by end of cod moratorium

It has been three decades since a federal moratorium on the cod fishery here. Today,…

Nothing will be same for Conne River after Kirk Keeping’s sentencing

Submissions for sentencing were made this week for Kirk Keeping’s murder case. For the community…

Sentencing submissions made for Kirk Keeping’s murder conviction

Kirk Keeping’s fate is now in the hands of a judge, who will decide his…

Grand Falls-Windsor bringing back annual garden party

Next month, a local heritage group in Grand Falls-Windsor plans to revitalize an event not…

Grand Falls-Windsor health coalition worried about problems staffing family care teams

The Community Health Care Coalition in Grand Falls-Windsor is raising concerns about what they believe…

New Gander track and field complex debuts for Special Olympics athletes

The new track and field facility in Gander opened this weekend, playing host to Special…

Operation Bustle takes drugs off province’s streets

This week, the RCMP laid more charges connected to Operation Bustle, which has taken drugs…

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