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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.

Historic house in Grand Falls-Windsor awarded heritage designation 

The historic Grand Falls house overlooking the Exploits River has been awarded a heritage designation. NTV’s Colleen Lewis has the story.

Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor lobbying to keep their obstetrical units

The province says there aren’t enough resources for two obstetrical units in central, and that means two communities are working to ensure they don’t lose out once a decision is made.

NTV’s Colleen Lewis has that story.

Education Minister John Haggie takes time off to deal with health concern

Still with that story, we have reaction to the news that Education Minister John Haggie is taking time off to deal with a health issue.

People in central Newfoundland are wishing him well and hoping he’ll be back on the job soon.

NTV’s Colleen Lewis has the story

Hockey NL announces return of Herder championship series

It will be east against west for the Herder Memorial Trophy for the first time since the Covid pandemic began. 

Hockey NL is bringing back the island-wide championship series this year. NTV’s Colleen Lewis tells us more.

Tory MHA concerned with Botwood losing another family doctor

Botwood is losing another family doctor soon, and the MHA for the area is concerned health services are continuing to dwindle in his district. NTV’s Colleen Lewis reports.

Mild winter has snowmobilers heading for higher ground

It didn’t feel much like January in central Newfoundland on Tuesday. The mild winter has some snowmobilers heading for higher ground. NTV’s Colleen Lewis reports.

Botwood woman sentenced to prison time for MCP fraud

Denise Hemeon, 53, of Botwood is heading to prison after being found guilty of defrauding MCP of more than half a million dollars. NTV’s Colleen Lewis reports.

N.L. Hydro launches investigation into why equipment on Labrador link keeps failing

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro has launched an investigation into why equipment on the Labrador-Island Link keeps failing. NTV’s Colleen Lewis reports.

Winter Special Olympics organizers hope for more snow in Grand Falls-Windsor

Organizers in Grand Falls-Windsor are hoping for more snow as they host the provincial Winter Special Olympics. NTV’s Colleen Lewis reports.

Local volunteers seek solution to personal fireworks in Grand Falls-Windsor

The Town of Grand Falls-Windsor had introduced new rules for when backyard fireworks could be set off, but things didn’t go as planned over new year’s.

Now the town and a group of local volunteers hope they may have found a solution. NTV’s Colleen Lewis has the story.

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