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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

Don't overload circuits and cook with a keen eye: Coquitlam's guide to avoiding holiday fires

Don't overload circuits and cook with a keen eye: Coquitlam's guide to avoiding holiday fires

Local firefighters are urging residents to take all precautions to protect their homes.
Anmore mayor elected new vice-chair of Metro Vancouver board

Anmore mayor elected new vice-chair of Metro Vancouver board

John McEwen is set to aid in the directors' oversight of the region's 21 municipalities, including each Tri-Cities community.
Multi-sport Port Coquitlam athlete chooses soccer with SFU signing

Multi-sport Port Coquitlam athlete chooses soccer with SFU signing

Alyssa Clark was part of history this summer with B.C. lacrosse, but is leaving the box for greener turf.
$7.5M B.C.-backed affordable housing project opens in Coquitlam

$7.5M B.C.-backed affordable housing project opens in Coquitlam

There are 75 units in the new Mountain View Suites on King Albert Avenue with rents as low as $375 a month.
Preserving historic lands has been this Coquitlam group's ambition for 30 years

Preserving historic lands has been this Coquitlam group's ambition for 30 years

Through guided tours and events, the Riverview Horticultural Centre Society is continuing to educate the public on the environment and landmarks that make up the famous səmiq̓ʷəʔelə lands.
Cineplex Coquitlam to screen Canada's remaining World Cup matches

Cineplex Coquitlam to screen Canada's remaining World Cup matches

Canada has two games left in the 2022 group stage, and if you watch them on the theatre screen, proceeds are earmarked for local food banks.
Wind alert for gusts up to 80 km/h issued for the Tri-Cities

Wind alert for gusts up to 80 km/h issued for the Tri-Cities

Be prepared. Nearly 18,000 local homeowners were without heat overnight the last time a major wind storm hit the region.
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."
From Coquitlam to Connecticut: National lacrosse champion joins NCAA ranks

From Coquitlam to Connecticut: National lacrosse champion joins NCAA ranks

Cole Kennett will look to match his defensive abilities with the colder springs of the northeast United States.
Inspiring international speaker series makes first trip to the Tri-Cities

Inspiring international speaker series makes first trip to the Tri-Cities

"Stories from the Heart" is set to host local community members, who will share their testimonies in hopes of encouraging others.
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