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Kyle Balzer

Kyle  Balzer

Kyle Balzer graduated with distinction from BCIT's Broadcast & Online Journalism program in 2016. Since moving to Prince George, 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 also worked for media outlets in Abbotsford & Surrey, and has visited six different countries in his lifetime, including Colombia and Ukraine. When he's not in the newsroom, you can hear him (loud & clear) at the CN Centre as the In-Game Announcer for the Prince George Cougars. He loves meeting new people, listening to unique stories, & diving into new experiences.
Twitter: @KyleBalzer

Recent Work by Kyle

Taylor Gauthier’s career season earns Prince George Cougars’ MVP honours

Taylor Gauthier’s career season earns Prince George Cougars’ MVP honours

Goaltender wins two team awards after season cut short due to COVID-19
Relay for Life Prince George hoping to connect virtually after 2020 walk cancelled by COVID-19

Relay for Life Prince George hoping to connect virtually after 2020 walk cancelled by COVID-19

Organizers still asking for support as cancer continues to affect families
Canfor curtailing Prince George pulp mill for three weeks due to COVID-19

Canfor curtailing Prince George pulp mill for three weeks due to COVID-19

Three other northern B.C. company mills in same scenario
Cariboo Cougars’ Alex Ochitwa jumps to Junior ‘A’ by committing to Merritt Centennials

Cariboo Cougars’ Alex Ochitwa jumps to Junior ‘A’ by committing to Merritt Centennials

Prince George product won 2019-20 scoring race with 54 points
Winter storm watch issued for Highway 97 north of Prince George

Winter storm watch issued for Highway 97 north of Prince George

Pine Pass could have zero visibility thanks to Arctic front
Prince George transit cancels five routes, reducing frequent trips amid COVID-19 concerns

Prince George transit cancels five routes, reducing frequent trips amid COVID-19 concerns

Service adjusting to summer schedule for physical distancing reasons
COVID-19 officially closes all major mountain ski resorts near Prince George

COVID-19 officially closes all major mountain ski resorts near Prince George

Purden Ski Village the latest among others to end the 2019-20 season
UPDATE: Highway 97 fully re-opens south of Prince George after morning vehicle incident

UPDATE: Highway 97 fully re-opens south of Prince George after morning vehicle incident

Road near McLeese Lake was closed for nearly 10 hours
West Fraser curtailing northern B.C. mills due to COVID-19

West Fraser curtailing northern B.C. mills due to COVID-19

Week suspension to see more than 24 million board feet production loss
Defense the main focus for Prince George Cougars at first-ever WHL U.S. Prospects Draft

Defense the main focus for Prince George Cougars at first-ever WHL U.S. Prospects Draft

Cats’ top scout says offense becomes top-of-mind for 2020 bantam draft