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.
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