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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

RCMP search for missing man last seen near Burnaby Hospital

RCMP search for missing man last seen near Burnaby Hospital

Peter Shenher, 56, was last seen on Feb. 12 near Kincaid Street and Smith Avenue.
Missing Burnaby teens believed to be together: RCMP

Missing Burnaby teens believed to be together: RCMP

Have you seen Greyson O'Connor or Alexandru Nastase? They were both last seen on Feb. 15 in Burnaby.
Nearly $50K in B.C. funding to amp up Burnaby's music scene

Nearly $50K in B.C. funding to amp up Burnaby's music scene

The provincial investments are set to help Burnaby rock out at live events later this year.
Temporary location of Burnaby's Cameron Library to open April 29

Temporary location of Burnaby's Cameron Library to open April 29

The branch, to be named "Temporary Cameron Community Centre and Library," will be inside the City of Lougheed mall.
Photos: Kids experience 'science in action' by Burnaby STEM team

Photos: Kids experience 'science in action' by Burnaby STEM team

SFU's science outreach program hosted a group of keen young minds and demonstrated experiments in chemistry and physics.
$15K donated to this Burnaby non-profit to help combat food insecurity

$15K donated to this Burnaby non-profit to help combat food insecurity

Burnaby Neighbourhood House is in the middle of a month-long initiative that provides essential meals to vulnerable residents.
Here's where to find the cheapest gas in Burnaby

Here's where to find the cheapest gas in Burnaby

Burnaby motorists will notice a hike at the pumps ahead of the Family Day long weekend.
Tradition on display at this free Burnaby Black History Month event

Tradition on display at this free Burnaby Black History Month event

Cultural performances and delectable delights will turn Burnaby Hall in Edmonds into a vibrant celebration on Saturday, Feb. 17.
Grandview Steelers shut out Whalers, one win from next PJHL playoff round

Grandview Steelers shut out Whalers, one win from next PJHL playoff round

Ronin Geraghty stopped all 28 pucks he faced, and Ben Ruthven's short-handed goal was all that was needed to take a 1-0 "survivor series" lead.
Photos: Giant dragon highlights Lunar New Year at Burnaby Metrotown mall

Photos: Giant dragon highlights Lunar New Year at Burnaby Metrotown mall

The red and gold creature is displayed prominently at Metropolis, which is meant to spread good fortune for passersby.
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