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Kyle  Balzer

Kyle Balzer

Kyle Balzer graduated with distinction from BCIT's Broadcast and Online Journalism program in 2016.

He has covered a variety of stories from education and Indigenous relations, to community interests and sports.

Kyle is a three-time award-winning journalist, including recognition from the BC Association of Broadcasters for his part in covering the 2017 BC wildfire season.

He's worked for media outlets in Abbotsford, Surrey and Prince George before joining the Tri-City News, and has visited six different countries in his lifetime, including Colombia and Ukraine.

He loves meeting new people, listening to unique stories, and diving into new experiences.

His wife, Jess, works for our sister publication at Burnaby NOW.

Twitter: @KyleBalzer

Recent Work by Kyle

BC SPCA launches $800K jackpot for annual spring lottery fundraiser

BC SPCA launches $800K jackpot for annual spring lottery fundraiser

It's the largest-ever 50/50 draw for the provincial organization, set to help rescue and feed thousands of vulnerable animals.
Update: Coquitlam man found safe

Update: Coquitlam man found safe

Coquitlam SkyTrain worker praised for 'pretty cool' act of random kindness

Coquitlam SkyTrain worker praised for 'pretty cool' act of random kindness

Coquitlam crosswalks can get slippery in the winter, especially for seniors with mobility issues.
Coquitlam man charged for assaulting media at 2022 border protest

Coquitlam man charged for assaulting media at 2022 border protest

RCMP launched an investigation after police were called to a protest that turned "aggressive" at Surrey's Pacific Highway crossing.
'I was shaking': Coquitlam woman wins $1M on wedding anniversary

'I was shaking': Coquitlam woman wins $1M on wedding anniversary

Khalida Noori and her husband have plans to buy a house for their family with the big payday.
Escaped inmate from Port Coquitlam pre-trial centre a 'least-wanted valentine'

Escaped inmate from Port Coquitlam pre-trial centre a 'least-wanted valentine'

Rabih Alkhalil had help breaking out of the Tri-Cities facility last summer, and a $250,000 reward for information and an arrest is still up for grabs.
Burnaby man charged in Coquitlam catalytic converter theft

Burnaby man charged in Coquitlam catalytic converter theft

Christopher Gagne struck police cars while trying to flee the scene in another vehicle.
B.C. police seek wanted woman with Coquitlam record

B.C. police seek wanted woman with Coquitlam record

Coralee Hurley is on Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers' "most wanted" list for a second time in nearly four months.
B.C. man wanted for assault has a history in the Tri-Cities

B.C. man wanted for assault has a history in the Tri-Cities

Waylon Vendramini's record includes theft and impaired driving.
Canada funds $2.24M for Coquitlam gang violence prevention programs

Canada funds $2.24M for Coquitlam gang violence prevention programs

The money is a piece of a $250-million national pot that hopes to reduce crime, build safer communities and support youth outreach programs.
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