About the Author
Marykate O’Neill joined the NTV News team as a general assignment reporter in 2021. Marykate’s journey with journalism started at the College of the North Atlantic where she enrolled in the journalism program. In 2020 Marykate won the ‘Marine Atlantic Journalism Scholarship’ through the Atlantic Journalism Awards. Since starting at NTV Marykate has covered many aspects from breaking news to lifestyle reporting. You can see her every Thursday on our feature Inspiring NL.

Medical diversions causing stress to Labrador residents, says Mayor

The diversion of obstetric services in Labrador has been extended for at least another week, and that’s raising concerns for the town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has more.

Outer Battery protesters demand action on nuisance lighting as City Council votes down motion

Residents gathered in protest at St. John’s City Hall Monday afternoon, to demand action by the city on nuisance lighting. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill reports.

Teen’s dream comes true as colour commentator for Newfoundland Growlers

Last Saturday, a 14-year-old boy from St. John’s became the youngest colour commentator for the Newfoundland Growlers. 

NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has the inspiring story.

Mental Health Advocates concerned about redirection of walk-in services at Waterford Hospital 

Mental health advocates are speaking out about the ongoing redirection of walk-in services at the Waterford Hospital. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has this story.

Avalon Peninsula bracing for first major winter snow storm

The Avalon peninsula is bracing for the first major snow storm this winter.

Businesses and officials with the city of st. john’s say they’re ready for tomorrow. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill reports.

Province starting to see a decline in reported flu cases, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald says

The Chief Medical Officer says the province may have reached the peak number of flu cases. But as NTV’s Marykate O’Neill reports, we aren’t out of the woods just yet.

MADD reminding everyone drive sober as New Year’s Eve approaches

New Years Eve is tomorrow and RNC and Mothers Against Drunk Driving are urging the public to plan ahead and keep our roadways safe. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has this report. 

Inspiring NL: Message in a Bottle

It’s a story that’s almost too good to be true: A message in a bottle was found more than three decades after it was sent out to sea. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has the inspiring story.

Managing and understanding grief during a difficult time of year

People deal with grief in many different ways, but this time of year is even more challenging for some. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill reports on how people can manage and understand their grief.

Inspiring NL: Local business kicks off second annual ‘Give Winter the Boot’ campaign

One local business owner has made it his mission to make sure people have warm footwear for the colder months. NTV’s Marykate O’neill has this inspiring story.

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