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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

Watch: Thief only needs seconds to strip Coquitlam vehicle of its catalytic converter

Watch: Thief only needs seconds to strip Coquitlam vehicle of its catalytic converter

While searching for the suspect, RCMP say officers are still taking in a "high number" of reported thefts and are providing prevention tips for local drivers.
B.C. police seek wanted woman with Coquitlam record

B.C. police seek wanted woman with Coquitlam record

Coralee Hurley is on Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers' "most wanted" list for a second time in nearly four months.
B.C. man wanted for assault has a history in the Tri-Cities

B.C. man wanted for assault has a history in the Tri-Cities

Waylon Vendramini's record includes theft and impaired driving.
Canada funds $2.24M for Coquitlam gang violence prevention programs

Canada funds $2.24M for Coquitlam gang violence prevention programs

The money is a piece of a $250-million national pot that hopes to reduce crime, build safer communities and support youth outreach programs.
Man charged in fatal targeted Coquitlam stabbing

Man charged in fatal targeted Coquitlam stabbing

Terry Miller died of stab wounds in February 2022, and a 21-year-old Surrey resident's arrest this week has led to murder and assault charges.
Health organization appealing $134K Tri-Cities facility safety fine

Health organization appealing $134K Tri-Cities facility safety fine

WorkSafeBC cited a repeated failed violence risk assessment at Hillside Cottage, but Coast Mental Health disagrees with the inspection reports.
‘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.
Photos: Hundreds counter anti-Drag Queen Story Time protest in Coquitlam

Photos: Hundreds counter anti-Drag Queen Story Time protest in Coquitlam

Protesters were met by a sea of supporters while North Vancouver's Conni Smudge read to kids inside the public library.
Stolen totem pole returned to Kwikwetlem First Nation

Stolen totem pole returned to Kwikwetlem First Nation

RCMP are still investigating after the three-foot carving was found in a Chilliwack basement suite.
B.C. picks four Port Coquitlam speedskaters for Canada Winter Games

B.C. picks four Port Coquitlam speedskaters for Canada Winter Games

Caroline Dong, Kierana Laut, Barnett Liu and Elizabeth Smith will look to be sharp around the P.E.I. long- and short-track ovals.
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