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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

Coquitlam Express to play 2022 BCHL Showcase finale

Coquitlam Express to play 2022 BCHL Showcase finale

The second of the local junior 'A' team's two match-ups in Chilliwack this October will close out the annual four-day event.
Four rounds in one day: Coquitlam golfers complete marathon for ALS research

Four rounds in one day: Coquitlam golfers complete marathon for ALS research

Six players recorded a combined 405 holes from dawn 'til dusk at Vancouver Golf Club, and have raised more than $11,000 for the ALS Society of BC.
Victim ID'd in targeted Port Coquitlam homicide

Victim ID'd in targeted Port Coquitlam homicide

Mehdi Eslahian was known to police as investigators still seek information in the city's first shooting of 2022.
Popular Coquitlam fundraiser back on the pitch for BC Children's Hospital

Popular Coquitlam fundraiser back on the pitch for BC Children's Hospital

Kick for a Cure is ready to welcome dozens of players, spectators and donors in honour of Michael Cuccione and for the benefit of young kids.
Coquitlam concert series ready to pop, jazz and rock after two-year absence

Coquitlam concert series ready to pop, jazz and rock after two-year absence

Extended performances (and food trucks) to ignite the return of one of the city's primetime summer events.
Port Moody's Ella Finding medals in first major international wrestling meet

Port Moody's Ella Finding medals in first major international wrestling meet

The 17-year-old brought back a bronze from Buenos Aires.
Where's the cheapest — and most expensive — gas in the Tri-Cities right now?

Where's the cheapest — and most expensive — gas in the Tri-Cities right now?

Canada Day long weekend starts tomorrow. Do you need to top off your tank?
Tri-Cities nearly reaches one-year low in latest weekly COVID-19 case count

Tri-Cities nearly reaches one-year low in latest weekly COVID-19 case count

The region is starting to see a familiar recording pattern from this time last year for lab-confirmed infections. Question is, how low will it go?
Nearly $64K raised for family of tenured Coquitlam bylaw officer killed in fatal crash

Nearly $64K raised for family of tenured Coquitlam bylaw officer killed in fatal crash

Bela Piocza began with the city in 2001 and ascended to the role as senior environmental and bylaw officer. He died in a two-vehicle collision outside of Merritt.
Man dies in Port Coquitlam shooting, homicide team investigates

Man dies in Port Coquitlam shooting, homicide team investigates

The incident took place around 1 a.m. this morning ( June 30 ).