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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

‘Never-ending waves of grief’: Two year anniversary of Trina Hunt disappearance

‘Never-ending waves of grief’: Two year anniversary of Trina Hunt disappearance

The Port Moody woman was ultimately found murdered near Hope, B.C., and homicide investigators are still looking for answers.
Know an outstanding citizen? Order of B.C. 2023 nominations are open

Know an outstanding citizen? Order of B.C. 2023 nominations are open

The province currently is nearing 500 members graced with its highest honour.
Watch: Port Moody swimmer's bone-chilling plunge puts positive spin of Tri-Cities snowfall

Watch: Port Moody swimmer's bone-chilling plunge puts positive spin of Tri-Cities snowfall

Lucas Fong's swim practice was cancelled. So, he took advantage of an opportunity to test his mental strength.
More buses to be added along this Coquitlam route for winter transit

More buses to be added along this Coquitlam route for winter transit

Upcoming schedule changes hope to reduce overcrowding, TransLink says.
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."
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.
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).
Coquitlam hosting Team B.C. lacrosse tryouts for North American Indigenous Games

Coquitlam hosting Team B.C. lacrosse tryouts for North American Indigenous Games

There are three teams set to represent the province at one of the biggest sports events on the continent in 2023.
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