Blaine Gaffney


Born and raised in the Okanagan, Blaine Gaffney is a veteran reporter who has worked in the Global Okanagan newsroom since 1990. With a tough edge and a soft side, Blaine is equally proficient at researching and reporting hard or feature news stories.

He has won numerous journalism awards over the years including the prestigious Jack Webster award for Best Television Reporting of the Year. Prior to receiving his Broadcast Communications diploma from BCIT in 1986, Blaine spent more than two years travelling throughout the world.

His work experiences range from logging in northern Alberta to washing windows in Western Australia. Blaine’s recreational pursuits include fly-fishing, golf and hockey.

September 20, 2016 8:55 pm

Psychiatrist takes the stand at murder trial

VERNON – The evidence Tuesday at a murder trial in Vernon came from a psychiatrist testifying for the defence. Howard Krewson admits to shooting and killing his spouse, Linda Ross, at her hobby farm near Lumby in June 2014. But Krewson claims he doesn’t remember doing it and denies he’s guilty of second-degree murder. Krewson… Continue reading 

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