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Kyle Balzer

Kyle  Balzer

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

He has covered a variety of stories from education & Indigenous relations, to community interests & 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 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, & diving into new experiences.

Twitter: @KyleBalzer

Recent Work by Kyle

VIDEO: Black bear no match for tightly-sealed Port Coquitlam trash bins

VIDEO: Black bear no match for tightly-sealed Port Coquitlam trash bins

The creature could not nab its lunch as one local resident says they and many others watched its unsuccessful attempts at opening five collection cans.
VIDEO: Beer truck spills load after trailer rips open on Coquitlam highway

VIDEO: Beer truck spills load after trailer rips open on Coquitlam highway

The trailer of a truck carrying apparent Budweiser cases and cans ripped open while travelling east on Highway 7 near Colony Farm Road.
What should a permanent paid sick-leave program entail? B.C. wants to know

What should a permanent paid sick-leave program entail? B.C. wants to know

The province has begun a public consultation process to address current options; if findings ring true, regulation could come in effect by Jan. 1, 2022.
B.C.'s Adopt A Highway campaign relaunches year after COVID-19 cancellation

B.C.'s Adopt A Highway campaign relaunches year after COVID-19 cancellation

Residents are encouraged to volunteer time and effort to clean up their local highway for the benefit of the surrounding environment — and our own social sake.
'It feels very surreal': Port Coquitlam woman wins $2M a week before officially retiring

'It feels very surreal': Port Coquitlam woman wins $2M a week before officially retiring

Lea Olson wants to go globetrotting after she matched all six numbers to claim BC/49's top prize from its June 19, 2021 draw.
One arrested as police investigate assault at Coquitlam park allegedly sparked over water guns

One arrested as police investigate assault at Coquitlam park allegedly sparked over water guns

RCMP says little information is being released at this time as allegations circulating on social media of a weekend confrontation involving an Asian teen getting punched in the head.
Trina Hunt's family looking for closure, fighting for answers as IHIT continues 'progressing' investigation

Trina Hunt's family looking for closure, fighting for answers as IHIT continues 'progressing' investigation

A $50,000 reward is being offered by the Port Moody woman’s loved ones. To the person who committed the crime, the family urges them to 'own up to your actions.'
Long weekend B.C. boaters urged to meet all safety protocols, both on-water and COVID-19

Long weekend B.C. boaters urged to meet all safety protocols, both on-water and COVID-19

Annual national awareness campaign is encouraging social-distanced boating and reiterates the use of lifejackets, which could end in a $230 fine if none are provided.
B.C.'s 2021 Good Citizenship medal to honour civilian efforts during COVID-19

B.C.'s 2021 Good Citizenship medal to honour civilian efforts during COVID-19

Do you know someone deserving of the annual award?
Don't be alarmed: B.C. to test wireless emergency system today

Don't be alarmed: B.C. to test wireless emergency system today

'Alert Ready' system to send text message, radio and TV broadcast