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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

Woman fatally stabbed in Coquitlam prompts call to homicide investigators

Woman fatally stabbed in Coquitlam prompts call to homicide investigators

RCMP and IHIT are asking the public to provide witness statements or video of the incident in an Austin Avenue underground parkade.
COVID-19 outbreak ends at Coquitlam's Lakeshore Care Centre after 21 infections recorded

COVID-19 outbreak ends at Coquitlam's Lakeshore Care Centre after 21 infections recorded

There were no deaths linked to the virus during the retirement home's second known outbreak of the pandemic.
Tri-Cities COVID-19 local cases decline a third straight week with 17% dip in new data

Tri-Cities COVID-19 local cases decline a third straight week with 17% dip in new data

Infections have dropped by nearly 75 per cent in nearly a month since the region saw it's highest weekly count.
$500K on Christmas Day has Coquitlam man eyeing family's first home

$500K on Christmas Day has Coquitlam man eyeing family's first home

Andrew Buhain won a cool half-million from Lotto 6/49's draw on Dec. 25 — and "it's still so hard to believe."
Suspect missing after causing Port Moody collision with stolen vehicle

Suspect missing after causing Port Moody collision with stolen vehicle

Police are hoping the public can provide video footage after a minivan crashed into a parked hatchback.
Almost 60% of Tri-City kids have received a first vaccine against COVID-19 — third highest in Fraser Health

Almost 60% of Tri-City kids have received a first vaccine against COVID-19 — third highest in Fraser Health

More eligible residents 12 and up also appear to be getting booster doses against the virus, according to the latest data.
'We have adjusted our approach': Six new COVID-19 cases detected at Coquitlam retirement home

'We have adjusted our approach': Six new COVID-19 cases detected at Coquitlam retirement home

Fraser Health says its balancing resident well-being with transmission mitigation at the site of the Tri-Cities' deadliest outbreak during the pandemic.
Four charges approved in Coquitlam crash that devastated Burnaby family

Four charges approved in Coquitlam crash that devastated Burnaby family

Two parents and three kids were in their vehicle when a collision took place the morning of Dec. 27, 2020.
Coquitlam man facing assault charges after RCMP emergency response teams needed in arrest

Coquitlam man facing assault charges after RCMP emergency response teams needed in arrest

A woman is in hospital with serious injuries as police were called to an assault in New Westminster.
Person's identity sought as RCMP investigate potential connection to missing Port Coquitlam teen

Person's identity sought as RCMP investigate potential connection to missing Port Coquitlam teen

Noelle O'soup has not been seen since May 2021 when they left their home without permission, and may have been getting help along the way.