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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

BBB: How to avoid delivery scams this holiday season

BBB: How to avoid delivery scams this holiday season

"Beyond phishing attempts, package theft is also rampant leading up to the holidays."
Port Coquitlam dealership staff experiencing trauma after 'brazen' robbery

Port Coquitlam dealership staff experiencing trauma after 'brazen' robbery

No one sustained life-threatening injuries at any point of the pursuit. Two suspects are still missing, while the two in custody are known to police.
Two of four suspects at large following Coquitlam crime spree

Two of four suspects at large following Coquitlam crime spree

Gunfire exchanged between RCMP and the suspects after stealing a vehicle from a Port Coquitlam dealership.
Driver's vehicle impounded for speeding 129 km/h in 70 zone through Coquitlam

Driver's vehicle impounded for speeding 129 km/h in 70 zone through Coquitlam

The season is slowly shifting to winter, prompting RCMP to remind commuters to drive to the conditions.
Video: Hungry suburban Coquitlam wildlife make 'Late Night' appearance

Video: Hungry suburban Coquitlam wildlife make 'Late Night' appearance

American actress Cecily Strong was surprised to see the bears frequently feast on neighbours' garbage while recently filming in the Tri-Cities.
Yes, you'll earn an extra hour of sleep Sunday as daylight savings ends in B.C.

Yes, you'll earn an extra hour of sleep Sunday as daylight savings ends in B.C.

It's time to 'fall back' on the clocks, but by this time next year, they could be set to a new permanent standard time.
Coquitlam residents ID'd as victims in Burnaby homicide investigation

Coquitlam residents ID'd as victims in Burnaby homicide investigation

Kiesha Garie and Umair Kasim were found in a vehicle parked near a high school, and investigators are hoping the new information can move the case forward.
Man previously charged for Port Coquitlam vehicle theft wanted

Man previously charged for Port Coquitlam vehicle theft wanted

Have you seen Allan Rusk?
Port Moody brewery wants your pet's face on a can of beer. Here's how

Port Moody brewery wants your pet's face on a can of beer. Here's how

Yellow Dog Brewing is teaming up with BC SPCA to raise funds for local shelters and animals in need.
Update: Coquitlam psychiatric patients wanted on Canada-wide warrants found

Update: Coquitlam psychiatric patients wanted on Canada-wide warrants found

Eric Sabbadin and Michael Gardner failed to return to a designated facility Sunday night (Sept. 4).
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