John Robbins, an award-winning multimedia journalist, joined Bullet News as a staff writer in January 2011. He was named editor in April 2013.
The veteran reporter worked in Niagara and Fort Erie for more than a decade, using his investigative skills in a wide range of beats, including local politics, health/environment, education, business and tourism. His writing has earned him six Ontario Newspaper Awards
Robbins, born and raised in Niagara Falls, studied at Emmanuel Bible College and Brock University before graduating from the Journalism-Print program at Niagara College, where he earned several scholarships and awards.
During his 11 years as a reporter at the Niagara Falls Review, Robbins, who was Fort Erie bureau chief from 2002-2006, was instrumental in bringing video and e-reporting skills into daily practice at the newspaper and helped build its web and social media audiences.
In 2009, Robbins received an appointment to journalism-print advisory committee at Niagara College.
Robbins lives in Ridgeway.