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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

Video: Burnaby’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins pots first-ever Stanley Cup Final goal

Video: Burnaby’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins pots first-ever Stanley Cup Final goal

Nugent-Hopkins helps the Edmonton Oilers live to fight another day, but are still down 1-3 in the championship series.
Burnaby's Immanuel Mathe closer to making Canada's U20 men's soccer team

Burnaby's Immanuel Mathe closer to making Canada's U20 men's soccer team

The Cliff Avenue United FC alum will compete in four international friendlies in hopes of securing a spot on Canada's roster for the 2024 U20 CONCACAF Championship.
This 2024 PWHL draftee has a Burnaby hockey connection

This 2024 PWHL draftee has a Burnaby hockey connection

Jennifer Gardiner, who will turn pro this fall, played three seasons with the Greater Vancouver Comets of the BC Elite Hockey League (BCEHL).
Here's where to find the cheapest gas in Burnaby

Here's where to find the cheapest gas in Burnaby

Prices are back on the upswing, but Burnaby's cheapest gas is still one of the best available in Metro Vancouver.
Burnaby’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will play for the Stanley Cup

Burnaby’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will play for the Stanley Cup

The Burnaby Winter Club alum, and first pick of the 2011 NHL Draft, will go toe-to-toe with Florida in hopes of ending Canada’s cup drought.
Video: Burnaby’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins doubles down to push Oilers closer to Stanley Cup Final

Video: Burnaby’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins doubles down to push Oilers closer to Stanley Cup Final

The 31-year-old forward’s first multi-goal game of the 2024 playoffs has Edmonton ahead 3-2 on Dallas in the western final.
Burnaby's Luca Cagnoni signs entry-level deal with San Jose Sharks

Burnaby's Luca Cagnoni signs entry-level deal with San Jose Sharks

Cagnoni, 19, was taken by the Sharks in the fourth round of the 2023 NHL Draft, and just helped the Portland Winterhawks to the WHL Final.
Burnaby sportscaster Don Taylor is now a BC Sports Hall of Famer

Burnaby sportscaster Don Taylor is now a BC Sports Hall of Famer

Taylor's 40 years of sports media coverage was recognized with a scroll of honour and an official medal.
Icon meets iconic: Burnaby's Christine Sinclair immortalized as Barbie doll

Icon meets iconic: Burnaby's Christine Sinclair immortalized as Barbie doll

The greatest of all time is one of nine world-renown athletes to be been enshrined as a role-model doll in her likeness.
Video: Burnaby's Ryan Nugent-Hopkins helps send Oilers to 2024 west final

Video: Burnaby's Ryan Nugent-Hopkins helps send Oilers to 2024 west final

Nugent-Hopkins scored Edmonton's third goal, his fourth of the playoffs, in the team's 3-2 Game 7 victory over Vancouver.
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